Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – THOR WCG CRL TARO

Healthcare stocks advanced 0.4% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq pushed 0.2% higher and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 8.9% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 7.2% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 1.6%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 5.0% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Henry Schein (HSIC): HSIC stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.4% 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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