Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.1% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.2% and the S&P 500 was up 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Genomic Health (GHDX): GHDX stock is up 4.0% today.
- Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 3.7% today.
- Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is up 3.3% today.
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 3.2% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 2.9% today.
- China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 2.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is up 2.8% today.
- United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 2.5% today.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 2.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is up 2.4% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 2.7% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 2.1% today.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is down 1.5% today.
- Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 1.2% today.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 1.2% today.
- The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 1.1% today.
- Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 0.8% today.
- Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is down 0.8% today.
- Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY): ARRY stock is down 0.7% 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.