Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EXAS MNKD KERX MYGN

EXAS leads healthcare stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EXAS MNKD KERX MYGN

Healthcare stocks remained flat so far on Wednesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq stayed consistent and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 5.4% today and up 22.2% in the last month.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 4.1% to a new 52-week high of $9.90.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is up 1.9% to a new 52-week high of $88.46.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 0.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 2.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Idenix Pharmaceuticals (IDIX): IDIX stock is down 2.3% today and down 26.4% in the last month.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 2.0% to a new 52-week low of $37.47.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX 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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