Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CMN ENDP INCY AUXL

Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq increased 1.1% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 2.1% today and up 66.9% in the last month.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is down 2.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 0.9% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is down 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.6% 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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