Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.7%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.8%, the Nasdaq fell 1.6% and the S&P 500 declined 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 3.9% today.
- Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 2.3% to a new 52-week high of $37.87.
- Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is up 1.3% today.
- Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is up 1.1% today.
- Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 0.9% today and up 37.4% in the last month.
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 0.9% today.
- Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 0.5% today.
- Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is up 0.5% today.
- Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 0.5% today.
- Davita Healthcare Partners Inc (DVA): DVA stock is up 0.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 5.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 4.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 4.1% today.
- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 3.9% today and down 59.6% in the last month.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 3.6% today.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 3.6% today.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 3.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 3.1% 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.