Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BCR ACOR CNC IPXL

QCOR leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BCR ACOR CNC IPXL

Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street today, down 0.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.7%, the Nasdaq fell 0.9% and the S&P 500 was down 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 2.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 0.7% to a new 52-week high of $62.05.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Varian Medical Systems (VAR): VAR stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 0.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is down 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 1.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is down 1.2% 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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