Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – NVO CRL EBS CHE

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% and the S&P 500 declined 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is up 6.9% today on 4 times normal volume.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Teleflex Inc (TFX): TFX stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Stryker Corp (SYK): SYK stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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