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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – HTWR ALXN INCY IRWD

HTWR leads healthcare stocks higher on Monday


Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.2%, the Nasdaq was down 0.1% and the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 0.9% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 0.8% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 2.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 1.6% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 1.4% today and down 20.9% in the last month.
  • Henry Schein (HSIC): HSIC stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Pfizer Inc (PFE): PFE stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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