Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – THRX THOR SEM LPNT

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.4% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 3.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Genomic Health (GHDX): GHDX stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is up 1.4% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 1.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 1.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 0.7% 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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