Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1%, the Nasdaq declined 0.8% and the S&P 500 was down 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.7% to a new 52-week high of $40.25.
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 1.4%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 0.9% to a new 52-week high of $91.67.
- Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is up 0.8% today.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 0.6% today.
- Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 0.6% today.
- Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is up 0.5% today.
- Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is up 0.4% to a new 52-week high of $58.45.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 4.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 4.1% today.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 4.0% today.
- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals (AEGR): AEGR stock is down 3.9% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 3.7% today.
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 3.6% today.
- United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 3.5% today.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 3.4% today.
- Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 3.2% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 3.2% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.