Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.3%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.2% and the S&P 500 fell 0.3%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 28.1% today and up 38.5% in the last month.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 4.6% today.
- Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 5.3% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 3.6% today.
- Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is up 4.0% today and up 30.2% in the last month.
- Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is up 3.7% today.
- Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 3.2% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 2.3% today.
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 3.0% today.
- Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 2.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 4.4% today.
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 3.4% today.
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 2.6% today.
- Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 2.4% today.
- Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 2.8% today.
- Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 1.9% today.
- Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 1.7% today.
- Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 1.5% today.
- Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 1.7% today.
- Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 1.6% 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.