Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CLVS TARO PCRX ICLR

CLDX leads healthcare stocks lower on Monday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CLVS TARO PCRX ICLR

Healthcare stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.6% higher and the S&P 500 increased 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 2.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 2.4% today and up 34.6% in the last month.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 1.5% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is down 0.9% today and down 44.8% in the last month.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 0.8% 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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