Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CLVS KND ACAD QGEN

WX leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CLVS KND ACAD QGEN

Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street so far on Thursday, down 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.6%, the Nasdaq fell 0.5% and the S&P 500 declined 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 13.2% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is up 5.4% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 0.4% today and up 25.8% in the last month.
  • Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): ZMH stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 8.3% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 7.9% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 7.0% today and down 20.6% in the last month.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 5.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is down 5.2% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 4.9% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is down 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 2.6% 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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