Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PRXL ALXN ACHC HMSY

ENDP leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PRXL ALXN ACHC HMSY

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.5% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.6%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.2% and the S&P 500 was up 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 5.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 3.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 3.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is up 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is up 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is up 3.1%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 0.9% today and down 20.9% in the last month.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Furiex Pharmaceuticals (FURX): FURX stock is down 0.2% today and down 29.8% in the last month.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 0.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): JNJ stock is down 0.2% 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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