Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CRL MD BAX KND

Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.8% and the S&P 500 increased 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH): LH stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.1% 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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