Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LXRX BLUE HALO PDCO

SRPT leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

Healthcare stocks remained flat on Thursday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is up 572.3% today and up 528.7% in the last month.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 7.9% today and up 28.6% in the last month.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is down 0.7% 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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