Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SYK SNN SLXP AUXL

AGN leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SYK SNN SLXP AUXL

Healthcare stocks remained flat on Wednesday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Stryker Corp (SYK): SYK stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is up 2.5% to a new 52-week high of $82.32.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 1.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 1.4%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is up 1.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is up 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 0.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 3.7% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 1.9% today and down 26.4% in the last month.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 1.3% 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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