Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HTWR CNC PCRX INCY

HTWR leads healthcare stocks higher on Tuesday

Healthcare stocks rose 1.4% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.8%, the Nasdaq increased 0.9% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 1.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Varian Medical Systems (VAR): VAR stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is down 0.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 0.4%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 0.2%, 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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