Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CEMP HZNP GHDX ALXN

CEMP leads healthcare stocks higher on Monday

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.6% on Wall Street on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.9%, the Nasdaq increased 1.5% and the S&P 500 rose 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 2.7% today and up 21.6% in the last month.
  • Genomic Health (GHDX): GHDX stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Becton Dickinson and Company (BDX): BDX stock is up 1.9% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 1.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 0.4% 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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