Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.7%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%, the Nasdaq stayed consistent and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 3.7% today and up 28.1% in the last month.
- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is up 3.4% today and up 20.1% in the last month.
- Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 3.0% today.
- Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is up 2.9% today and up 23.8% in the last month.
- Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 2.7% today and up 28.8% in the last month.
- United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 2.7% today.
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 2.7% today.
- Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 2.4% today.
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is up 2.3% today.
- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 2.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 1.2% today.
- Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is down 1.2% today.
- Icu Medical (ICUI): ICUI stock is down 1.1% today.
- Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.1% today.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is down 1.0% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 0.7% today.
- Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 0.6% today.
- Henry Schein (HSIC): HSIC stock is down 0.6% today.
- Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is down 0.6% today.
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 0.5% 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.