Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BMY ABBV SHPG LGND

Healthcare stocks rose 0.8% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.7% today and up 30.5% in the last month.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO): INO stock is up 1.5% today and up 365.2% in the last month.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 6.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 2.2%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 1.3% today and down 25.2% in the last month.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 0.9% 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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