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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SPNC ABC ARIA CHE

SPNC leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday


Healthcare stocks remained flat on Thursday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.1%, the Nasdaq was steady and the S&P 500 rose 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 5.8% today.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corp (ABC): ABC stock is up 4.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Cardinal Health (CAH): CAH stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 8.0% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 4.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Varian Medical Systems (VAR): VAR stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): ZMH stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is down 3.2% today and down 49.7% in the last month.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 1.8% 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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