Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CYH MSA PBYI ALGN

CYH leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CYH MSA PBYI ALGN

Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.7% higher and the S&P 500 climbed 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 4.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is up 3.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 2.2% to a new 52-week high of $60.60.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 1.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 0.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Varian Medical Systems (VAR): VAR stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 0.4% 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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