Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNKD LCI RDY NBIX

EXAS leads healthcare stocks lower on Friday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNKD LCI RDY NBIX

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

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 4.2% today and up 36.0% in the last month.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 3.4% today and up 21.3% in the last month.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 1.3% to a new 52-week high of $61.68.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Stryker Corp (SYK): SYK stock is up 1.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 0.9% to a new 52-week high of $74.41.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is up 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 4.2% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 1.3%, marking the fifth 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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