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ACAD leads healthcare stocks higher on Tuesday


Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street on Tuesday morning, down 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq was steady and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 6.8% today and up 24.2% in the last month.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 5.3% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 3.3% today and up 69.7% in the last month.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 4.2% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (AVNR): AVNR stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 1.3% 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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