Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SGEN GILD TEVA IRWD

SLXP leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SGEN GILD TEVA IRWD

Healthcare stocks remained flat on Wednesday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq rose 0.2% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is up 1.1% to $88.11, near the 52-week high of $88.60.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 1.2% today and up 29.8% in the last month.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 0.8% to $146.60, near the 52-week high of $146.64.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 5.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 5.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 2.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 2.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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