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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ACAD CNC RMD LCI

TARO leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday


Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 2.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Covance Inc (CVD): CVD stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 1.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR): QCOR stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.4% today and down 22.5% in the last month.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 1.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 1.3% 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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/08/biggest-movers-in-healthcare-stocks-now-acad-cnc-rmd-lci-acad-cnc-rmd/.

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