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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – GSK ARIA CNMD SLXP

Healthcare stocks declined 0.1% on Wall Street so far on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq increased 0.3% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP): SLXP stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY): ARRY stock is up 1.1% today and up 75.6% in the last month.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 6.8% today.
  • Davita Healthcare Partners Inc (DVA): DVA stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 1.6% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/02/hottest-healthcare-stocks-now-gsk-aria-cnmd-slxp-gsk-aria-cnmd/.

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