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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BMRN PCRX FMS WST

HTWR leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday


Healthcare stocks declined 0.8% on Wall Street so far on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.6%, the Nasdaq declined 0.7% and the S&P 500 fell 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 4.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 6.8% today.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Aegerion Pharmaceuticals (AEGR): AEGR stock is down 4.2% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.4% today and down 23.9% in the last month.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 2.2% 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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