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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CLDX ALGN WST PDCO

BLUE leads healthcare stocks lower on Wednesday

Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street on Wednesday, down 0.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.1%, the Nasdaq was up 0.2% and the S&P 500 was down 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 2.4% today and up 23.1% in the last month.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 1.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is up 1.5% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 1.7% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is down 1.0% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Covidien Plc. (COV): COV stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 0.8% today.

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.


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