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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNKD ARRY BABY ACHN

PDLI leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

By Portfolio Grader

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Healthcare stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4%, the Nasdaq stayed the same and the S&P 500 climbed 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY): ARRY stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 1.7% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is down 2.1% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 1.4% today and down 26.6% in the last month.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 1.0% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.


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