Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – EXAS CLDX ZIOP FOLD

PBH leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

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.

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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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