Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD IPXL EXAM HZNP

IRWD leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD IPXL EXAM HZNP

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%, the Nasdaq was steady and the S&P 500 pushed 0.1% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 2.0% today and up 25.6% in the last month.
  • Davita Healthcare Partners Inc (DVA): DVA stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.6% to a new 52-week high of $41.00.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 0.7%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 0.6% 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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