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.
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.