Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CAH PDLI SHPG FRX

CAH leads healthcare stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CAH PDLI SHPG FRX

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.2% on Wall Street today.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cardinal Health (CAH): CAH stock is up 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Forest Laboratories (FRX): FRX stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 1.0% today and up 33.4% in the last month.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 4.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 4.0% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is down 2.8% today.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 1.8% 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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