Healthcare stocks rose 0.2% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 3.6% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 2.5% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 2.4% today.
- Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 1.8% today.
- Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO): INO stock is up 1.6% today.
- Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 1.5% today.
- Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.4% today.
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 1.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 2.3% today.
- Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 1.1% today.
- Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is down 0.9% today.
- Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 0.9% today.
- Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 0.8% today.
- Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 0.8% today.
- Covance Inc (CVD): CVD stock is down 0.8% today.
- Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.8% today.
- NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 0.7% today.
- Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 0.7% today.
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.