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BCR leads healthcare stocks lower on Friday


Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.3%, the Nasdaq rose 0.3% and the S&P 500 increased 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 4.3% today and up 32.1% in the last month.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 3.5% today and up 26.3% in the last month.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Emeritus Corp (ESC): ESC stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Teleflex Inc (TFX): TFX stock is down 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 1.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 1.1% 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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