Healthcare stocks fell 0.4% on Wall Street so far on Tuesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 5.7% today.
- China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 2.8% today.
- Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 1.8% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 1.5% today.
- Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is up 1.4% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 1.3% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 1.3% today.
- Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 1.1% today.
- Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 1.0% today.
- Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is up 1.0% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 4.6% today.
- Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (AVNR): AVNR stock is down 4.4% today.
- Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 3.0% today.
- Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is down 2.4% today.
- Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Carefusion Corp (CFN): CFN stock is down 2.0% today.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 2.0% today.
- Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 2.1% today.
- Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 1.9% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.