Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CBST WCG AZN PRGO

CLDX leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CBST WCG AZN PRGO

Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 0.6%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 0.6% today and up 23.3% in the last month.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 0.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 1.5% today.

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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.


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