Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBYI TRNX KERX NBIX

HTWR leads healthcare stocks lower on Friday

   
Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBYI TRNX KERX NBIX

Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 1.1% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is down 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): ZMH stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is down 0.7% 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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