Healthcare stocks finished down on Wall Street today, down 1.0%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.4%, the Nasdaq fell 0.5% and the S&P 500 was down 0.4%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Icu Medical (ICUI): ICUI stock is up 1.9% today on 3 times normal volume.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 1.7% today.
- Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 1.5% today.
- Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is up 1.3% today.
- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 1.0% today.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 0.9% today.
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 0.6% today.
- Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 0.5% today.
- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 0.4% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Express Scripts (ESRX): ESRX stock is down 2.9% today.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 2.7% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 2.6% today.
- Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 2.5%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 2.5% today.
- Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 2.4% today on 9 times normal volume.
- Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is down 2.4% today.
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 2.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 2.0% today.
- Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 2.0% 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.