Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq declined 0.4% and the S&P 500 remained flat.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 2.9% today.
- Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is up 2.5% today.
- Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is up 1.4% to a new 52-week high of $57.91.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 0.9% today.
- Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 0.8% today.
- Arthrocare Corp (ARTC): ARTC stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Covance Inc (CVD): CVD stock is up 0.5% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 4.6% today.
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 4.2% today.
- Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 3.4% today.
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 3.4% today.
- Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is down 3.3% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 3.2% today.
- Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 3.2% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 3.1% today.
- Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 3.0% today.
- NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 2.7% 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.