Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CLDX AVNR AUXL AZN

Healthcare stocks fell 0.7% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.5%, the Nasdaq fell 0.5% and the S&P 500 was down 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (AVNR): AVNR stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 0.2%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is up 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is down 0.5% 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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