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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – WCG PCRX ARNA THC

WCG leads healthcare stocks higher on Tuesday


Healthcare stocks fell broadly on Wall Street on Tuesday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4%, the Nasdaq declined 0.4% and the S&P 500 was down 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 4.4% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 3.1%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 1.9%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 1.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Carefusion Corp (CFN): CFN stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 6.7% today.
  • Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is down 6.2% to a new 52-week low of $31.53.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 1.7% 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-wcg-pcrx-arna-thc-wcg-pcrx-arna/.

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