Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – IPXL ACHC HLS ENDP

SGEN leads healthcare stocks lower on Friday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – IPXL ACHC HLS ENDP

Healthcare stocks fell on Wall Street so far on Friday, down 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 was up 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 9.5% to a new 52-week high of $29.10.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 6.3% today.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 2.1% today and up 20.7% in the last month.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is up 1.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 11.2% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 8.9% today.
  • Covance Inc (CVD): CVD stock is down 8.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 7.7% today.
  • Davita Healthcare Partners Inc (DVA): DVA stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is down 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 1.8% 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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