Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.6%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 increased 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 6.9% today.
- Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 5.4% today.
- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 3.3% today.
- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 3.2% today and up 24.4% in the last month.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 3.0% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 2.9% today.
- Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 2.6% today.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 2.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 1.7% today.
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 1.5% today.
- Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 1.3% today and down 33.4% in the last month.
- Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX): FURX stock is down 1.1% today and down 21.3% in the last month.
- Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.9% today.
- Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 0.7% to a new 52-week low of $36.73.
- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is down 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Pfizer Inc (PFE): PFE stock is down 0.5% 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.