Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ZIOP ARRY NLNK LGND

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.4% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.7% and the S&P 500 was up 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 6.7% today and up 24.3% in the last month.
  • Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY): ARRY stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 5.0% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 5.4% today.
  • Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 4.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 3.8% today and up 29.6% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 12.6% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 5.3% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI 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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