Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD CLDX ICLR NBIX

IRWD leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD CLDX ICLR NBIX

Healthcare stocks fell 0.2% on Wall Street so far on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.2%, the Nasdaq declined 0.1% and the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 5.3% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 3.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 2.0%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 1.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): ZMH stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 3.2% 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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