Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – HMSY AZN CBPO CBST

EXAS leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.1% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is up 4.1% today and up 21.5% in the last month.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 1.2% 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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