Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% and the S&P 500 declined 0.5%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 0.9% today.
- Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 0.7% today.
- The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 0.7% today.
- Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is up 0.6% today.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 0.6% today.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 0.6% today.
- Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 0.3% today.
- Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 2.9% today.
- Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is down 2.8% today.
- Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is down 2.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
- United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 2.5% today.
- St. Jude Medical (STJ): STJ stock is down 2.3% today.
- Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 2.2%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 2.2% today.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 2.1% today on 3 times normal volume.
- Dentsply International Inc (XRAY): XRAY stock is down 2.0% today.
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.