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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ICLR PRXL MNKD SGEN

ICLR leads healthcare stocks higher on Monday


Healthcare stocks advanced 0.3% on Wall Street on Monday morning.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 6.9% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Emeritus Corp (ESC): ESC stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 10.6% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 4.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 0.7% 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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/05/hottest-healthcare-stocks-now-iclr-prxl-mnkd-sgen-iclr-prxl-mnkd/.

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