Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CBPO CMN OPK WMGI

QCOR leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CBPO CMN OPK WMGI

Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 7.9% today on 5 times normal volume.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 2.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 0.5% today and down 22.0% in the last month.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 0.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is down 0.1% 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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