Healthcare stocks finished up 0.2% on Wall Street on Tuesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 1.8% today.
- Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 1.6% today.
- Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 1.4% today.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 1.2% today.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 1.1% today.
- Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is up 1.0% today.
- Smith & Nephew Snats (SNN): SNN stock is up 0.9% today.
- Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 0.9% today.
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 0.9% today and up 21.1% in the last month.
- Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is up 0.9% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 2.9% today.
- Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is down 2.2% today.
- Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is down 2.0% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 1.7% today.
- Cardiovascular Systems (CSII): CSII stock is down 1.6% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 1.5% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 1.4% today.
- Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is down 1.3% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 1.3% today.
- Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 1.2% 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.