Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC WCG ABT QCOR

CNC leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC WCG ABT QCOR

Healthcare stocks remained flat so far on Thursday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 declined 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO): INO stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 1.1% 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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