Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – GSK SEM HSIC SPNC

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.8%, the Nasdaq declined 1.6% and the S&P 500 fell 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Henry Schein (HSIC): HSIC stock is up 0.7% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH): LH stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is up 0.4% today and up 29.2% in the last month.
  • Covance Inc (CVD): CVD stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is down 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 1.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 1.8% 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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