Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BLUE SGEN BABY ISIS

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.8%, the Nasdaq declined 0.6% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 72.3% today and up 101.3% in the last month.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 2.4% today and up 34.6% in the last month.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 1.9% today and up 27.0% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 8.9% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 4.4% today.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST): CBST stock is down 4.1% today on 7 times normal volume.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 2.0% 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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