Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – FOLD IRWD NLNK ISIS

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.

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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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