Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND MYGN ACOR BSX

HMSY leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND MYGN ACOR BSX

Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1%, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 declined 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 3.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 0.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 2.0% today.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 1.1% 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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