Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.1%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq rose 0.1% and the S&P 500 was unchanged.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 2.7% today.
- Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 2.1% today.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 2.0% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 1.9% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 1.7% today.
- West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is up 1.6% today.
- Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 1.6% today.
- Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 1.6% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 1.2% today.
- Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is down 1.1% today.
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 1.0% today.
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 0.9% today.
- Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is down 0.9% today.
- Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 0.9% today.
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 0.9% today.
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 0.8% today.
- Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 0.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 0.7% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.