Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HSP BSX ABMD LUX

HSP leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HSP BSX ABMD LUX

Healthcare stocks declined 0.2% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq declined 0.1% and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 1.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 0.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is down 1.8% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.5%, marking the eighth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 1.1% 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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