Healthcare stocks finished down on Wall Street on Wednesday, down 1.0%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.4%, the Nasdaq was down 1.6% and the S&P 500 fell 1.4%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is up 2.5% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 2.2% today.
- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 1.5% today and up 58.9% in the last month.
- Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 1.3% today.
- Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 1.2% today.
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 0.8% today.
- Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 0.8% today.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 0.8% today.
- Stryker Corp (SYK): SYK stock is up 0.7% today.
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 0.5% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 5.2% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 4.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 3.2% today.
- Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 2.9% today.
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 2.8% today.
- Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 2.6% today.
- Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 2.6% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 2.4% today.
- Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is down 2.4% 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.