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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SHPG CSII CBPO PRGO

SHPG leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

Healthcare stocks finished up 0.8% on Wall Street on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.4% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.6% and the S&P 500 was up 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 2.9% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Cardiovascular Systems (CSII): CSII stock is up 2.9% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 1.9% today on 6 times normal volume.
  • Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO): SIRO stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Henry Schein (HSIC): HSIC stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 1.6% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Conmed Corp (CNMD): CNMD stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 0.9% 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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