Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – COV CLVS AUXL CNMD

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.

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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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