Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ARIA KERX INCY HAE

ARIA leads healthcare stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ARIA KERX INCY HAE

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 15.3% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Idexx Laboratories (IDXX): IDXX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 1.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is down 0.5% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.

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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