Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ENDP LGND MRK AUXL

Healthcare stocks rose 0.1% on Wall Street on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq pushed 0.3% higher and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 2.2% today and up 22.1% in the last month.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (AUXL): AUXL stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 1.2% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 1.5% 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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