Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ALNY MNKD WOOF DGX

Healthcare stocks rose 1.2% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 1.5% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 1.9% and the S&P 500 was up 1.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 6.7% today on 4 times normal volume.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is up 3.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 3.6% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Idexx Laboratories (IDXX): IDXX stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Henry Schein (HSIC): HSIC stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 3.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is down 0.9% today and down 26.7% in the last month.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is down 0.1% 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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