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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PODD ABMD AZN MD

Healthcare stocks advanced 0.6% on Wall Street on Thursday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq was up 0.3% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 1.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 20.9% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 1.1% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/03/hottest-healthcare-stocks-now-podd-abmd-azn-md-podd-abmd-azn/.

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