Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – EXAS TMO SIRO MWIV

TARO leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – EXAS TMO SIRO MWIV

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 2.0% today and up 20.3% in the last month.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is up 1.6% to a new 52-week high of $84.80.
  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is up 1.4% to a new 52-week high of $61.02.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 1.3% today and up 26.2% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): JNJ stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Davita Healthcare Partners Inc (DVA): DVA stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 0.3% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is down 0.3% today.

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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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