Healthcare stocks finished up 0.3% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.6% higher and the S&P 500 rose 0.4%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 3.4% today.
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 3.3% today.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 2.9% today.
- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 2.7% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 2.4% today.
- Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 2.2% today.
- Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 2.1% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 1.9% today.
- Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 1.8% today.
- St. Jude Medical (STJ): STJ stock is up 1.8% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 1.0% today.
- Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 1.0% today.
- Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is down 1.0% today.
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 1.0% today.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is down 0.9% today.
- Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 0.9% today.
- Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 0.9% today.
- Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 0.8% 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.