Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EXAS MNTA INCY PBYI

Healthcare stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.9%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.6%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.7% and the S&P 500 rose 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 7.0% today.
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is up 6.7% today and up 20.4% in the last month.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 5.9% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 4.5% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is up 4.8% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is up 5.2% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 5.2% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is up 4.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): KERX stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 0.6% 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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