Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND PODD MDCO CNMD

HSP leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND PODD MDCO CNMD

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq climbed 0.1% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 3.6% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 3.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 2.8% today and up 30.4% in the last month.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 2.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 0.4% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is down 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Cardinal Health (CAH): CAH stock is down 0.2% 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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