Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CMN OPK PRGO TRNX

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.3%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.7% higher and the S&P 500 climbed 1.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is up 3.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH): LH stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is up 2.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 0.1% 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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