Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ZMH RMD SNN HMSY

ALNY leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ZMH RMD SNN HMSY

Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.2%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.6% and the S&P 500 declined 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): ZMH stock is up 16.9% to a new 52-week high of $106.88.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is up 3.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 2.8% to a new 52-week high of $69.66.
  • Emeritus Corp (ESC): ESC stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corp (ABC): ABC stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is up 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 6.2% today.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 5.6% today and down 53.3% in the last month.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 5.2% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 4.7% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 4.4% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 3.7% 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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