Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND LCI VRTX CYH

Healthcare stocks rose 0.1% on Wall Street on Monday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.4% higher and the S&P 500 was up 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 8.1% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 5.3% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 1.9% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 1.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cardinal Health (CAH): CAH stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 0.7%, 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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