Healthcare stocks rose 0.9% on Wall Street on Tuesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.4% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.6% and the S&P 500 increased 0.4%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 2.8% today.
- Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is up 2.3% today.
- Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is up 2.0% today.
- Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is up 2.0% today.
- Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 1.9% today.
- Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 1.7% today.
- Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.5% today and down 25.6% in the last month.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 1.0% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 0.7% today.
- Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 0.7%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 0.6% today.
- Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 0.5% today.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 0.5% today.
- Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 0.4% today.
- Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 0.3% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 0.1% today.
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.