Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HMSY ACAD ACT MWIV

ACOR leads healthcare stocks lower on Monday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HMSY ACAD ACT MWIV

Healthcare stocks rose 0.7% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq rose 0.5% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is up 2.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.3% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 2.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Forest Laboratories (FRX): FRX stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 0.5% today and down 34.8% in the last month.

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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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