Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – TMO ISIS ANAC WCG

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6%, the Nasdaq rose 0.7% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.6% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 2.3% today and up 26.4% in the last month.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 1.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Cardiovascular Systems (CSII): CSII stock is down 0.5% 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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