Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – COO CBPO LPNT GSK

Healthcare stocks rose 0.2% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.5% higher and the S&P 500 rose 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 1.3% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is down 3.7% today.
  • Genomic Health (GHDX): GHDX stock is down 3.7% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 2.8% 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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