Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – AMAG SLXP ISIS ANAC

Healthcare stocks finished flat on Tuesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.8% higher and the S&P 500 was up 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is up 6.1% today.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 4.7% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 4.4% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 2.9% today and up 51.3% in the last month.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 2.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 2.5% today on 4 times normal volume.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 1.7% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 1.1% 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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