Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – GPRO SLXP COO PBYI

GPRO leads healthcare stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – GPRO SLXP COO PBYI

Healthcare stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.7% higher and the S&P 500 increased 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Gopro Inc. (GPRO): GPRO stock is up 14.5% to a new 52-week high of $46.43.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 10.8% to a new 52-week high of $136.63.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 5.4% to a new 52-week high of $142.81.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 4.7% today and up 21.1% in the last month.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 4.3% today and up 24.3% in the last month.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is up 2.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 4.5% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is down 0.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 0.7% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 0.3% 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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