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.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.