Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN MYL QCOR CNC

ARIA leads healthcare stocks lower on Monday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN MYL QCOR CNC

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.9% to a new 52-week high of $253.74.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 1.0% 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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