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.
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.