Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – RMD COO AGN NEOG

ACAD leads healthcare stocks lower on Monday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – RMD COO AGN NEOG

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.8%, the Nasdaq increased 0.8% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.8% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 2.5% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 2.5% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 1.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 6.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 4.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 4.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is down 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is down 2.2% today and down 23.8% in the last month.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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