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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD IPXL SGEN PCRX

SHPG leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday


Healthcare stocks fell 0.1% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq fell 0.2% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 3.9% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Hanger Orthopedic Group (HGR): HGR stock is down 4.2% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 4.2% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 2.5% 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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