Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – THRX HAE CNC WST

Healthcare stocks finished down on Wall Street today, down 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.4% and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 1.6% today.
  • West Pharmaceutical Services (WST): WST stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Teleflex Inc (TFX): TFX stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 3.5% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is down 1.8% 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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