Healthcare stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.3%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 3.5% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 3.3% today.
- Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 3.0% today.
- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 2.8% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 2.7% today.
- Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is up 2.6% today.
- Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 2.3% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 2.2% today.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 2.2% today.
- Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 2.0% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 1.0% today.
- Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 0.8% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.7% today.
- Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is down 0.6% today.
- Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 0.6% today.
- Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is down 0.5% today.
- Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 0.4% today.
- Dentsply International Inc (XRAY): XRAY stock is down 0.4% today.
- Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 0.3% 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.