Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SHPG UTHR BMRN TECH

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.4%, the Nasdaq rose 0.9% and the S&P 500 increased 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 2.7% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 0.7% 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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