Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.7%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1%, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 declined 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is up 3.6% today.
- Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 3.0% today.
- Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 2.9% today.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is up 2.7% today.
- Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is up 2.6% today.
- Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is up 2.5% today.
- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 2.2% today.
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 2.2% today.
- Idexx Laboratories (IDXX): IDXX stock is up 2.0% today.
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 1.9% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.0% today.
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 1.2% today.
- Endologix Inc (ELGX): ELGX stock is down 1.1% today.
- Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is down 1.0% today.
- Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 0.9% today.
- Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 0.8% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 0.8% today.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 0.6% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.6% today.
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.