Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ALGN BCR SGEN PTCT

Healthcare stocks declined 0.5% on Wall Street on Friday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq was up 1.1% and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 7.5% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is down 16.4% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 9.3% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 7.7% today.
  • Sangamo Biosciences (SGMO): SGMO stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Cardiovascular Systems (CSII): CSII stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC 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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