Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – OPK CSII ICLR KERX

Healthcare stocks rose 0.5% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq rose 0.1% and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Cardiovascular Systems (CSII): CSII stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 1.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 5.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 1.6% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Allergan Inc (AGN): AGN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 1.2% 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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