Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – VRX FMS STE MDCO

CLVS leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

Healthcare stocks remained flat on Thursday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq stayed consistent and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 1.6% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Actavis Inc (ACT): ACT stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 1.9% 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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