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KND leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday


Healthcare stocks rose 1.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.7%, the Nasdaq increased 1.1% and the S&P 500 was up 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 3.1% today and up 24.5% in the last month.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is up 3.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 3.0% to a new 52-week high of $77.89.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is up 2.9% to a new 52-week high of $52.86.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is up 2.9% to a new 52-week high of $85.29.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 2.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 2.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.3% 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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