Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ISRG VRTX CLVS VAR

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.7%, the Nasdaq declined 0.7% and the S&P 500 was down 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Varian Medical Systems (VAR): VAR stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Mwi Veterinary Supply (MWIV): MWIV stock is down 1.3% today.
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP): NPSP stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 1.2% 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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