Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HZNP NLNK BLUE PBYI

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

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.9%, the Nasdaq was up 0.7% and the S&P 500 increased 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 13.2% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 3.4% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is up 2.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 4.4% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.9% today and down 23.5% in the last month.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 3.2% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 1.2% 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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