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Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – OPK PBYI PODD HCA

Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq rose 0.2% and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 5.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 2.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 1.2%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 4.9% today.
  • Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 3.5% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY): ARRY stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 1.8% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/05/hottest-healthcare-stocks-now-opk-pbyi-podd-hca-opk-pbyi-podd/.

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