Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HGR DGX AGN PBH

PBYI leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HGR DGX AGN PBH

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.3%, the Nasdaq increased 0.3% and the S&P 500 rose 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is up 2.4% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 2.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): ZMH stock is up 1.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Covance Inc (CVD): CVD stock is up 1.2% to $106.04, near the 52-week high of $106.04.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 1.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 1.4% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is down 0.9% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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