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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – NPSP INO IRWD GILD

Healthcare stocks rose 0.5% on Wall Street on Friday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.4%, the Nasdaq was up 0.7% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.4% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO): INO stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 1.3% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH): LH stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 0.8% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 0.6%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 0.8% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2014/07/biggest-movers-in-healthcare-stocks-now-npsp-ino-irwd-gild-npsp-ino-irwd/.

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