Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BMRN INCY NLNK CLDX


Healthcare stocks advanced 0.8% on Wall Street on Friday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 13.5% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 7.0% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 4.4% today.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 3.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 2.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 0.4% 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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