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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HZNP PODD MACK CBM

Healthcare stocks rose 0.1% on Wall Street on Friday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq stayed the same and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 3.5% today and up 27.7% in the last month.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 2.7% today and up 24.3% in the last month.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 2.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Endologix Inc (ELGX): ELGX stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 1.7% 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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/04/hottest-healthcare-stocks-now-hznp-podd-mack-cbm-hznp-podd-mack/.

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