Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MACK LUX ALNY SGMO

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.9% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.6%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.9% and the S&P 500 was up 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is up 5.3% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is up 4.4% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is up 3.0% today and up 20.7% in the last month.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 2.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 0.5% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is down 0.5% 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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