Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SHPG ISRG AGN IDIX

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.1%, the Nasdaq declined 1.3% and the S&P 500 was down 1.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.7% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Idenix Pharmaceuticals (IDIX): IDIX stock is up 0.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 5.3% today and down 25.1% in the last month.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 4.5% today and down 22.9% in the last month.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is down 3.4% today and down 48.0% in the last month.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 3.3% today and down 25.5% in the last month.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is down 3.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO): INO stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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