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WX leads healthcare stocks lower on Friday


Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street on Friday morning, down 0.2%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 3.4% today and up 44.2% in the last month.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 0.9% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 0.5%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is down 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 1.8%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 1.9% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 1.8% 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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