Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PRGO HLS NVO HGR

LCI leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PRGO HLS NVO HGR

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.

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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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