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.
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.