Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – FRX ACT BCR PDCO

MASI leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

Healthcare stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.6%, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 fell 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Forest Laboratories (FRX): FRX stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 1.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 0.7%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 0.4%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ): STJ stock is up 0.4% to a new 52-week high of $69.49.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 2.0% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 1.8% 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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