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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MYL COV KERX EXAM

Healthcare stocks advanced 1.3% on Wall Street so far on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.8%, the Nasdaq rose 0.7% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is up 5.6% today.
  • Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is up 5.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 4.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 3.9% today.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 2.8% today and up 21.0% in the last month.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (AVNR): AVNR stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 1.5% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2014/10/biggest-movers-in-healthcare-stocks-now-myl-cov-kerx-exam-myl-cov-kerx/.

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