Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN NPSP TECH CNMD

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.8%, the Nasdaq declined 0.9% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 1.2% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 0.4% today and up 34.6% in the last month.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is up 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 3.9% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 3.5% today.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 2.3% 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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