Healthcare stocks rose 0.7% on Wall Street on Thursday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.3% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.1% and the S&P 500 was up 0.3%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 4.6% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is up 4.1% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is up 2.7% today.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is up 2.1% today.
- Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is up 2.0% today.
- Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is up 1.8% today.
- Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 1.8% today.
- Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 1.6% today.
- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 1.5% today.
- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 1.5% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 1.5% today.
- Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 1.4% today.
- Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 1.2% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 1.2% today.
- The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is down 0.8% today.
- Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is down 0.8% today.
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 0.6% today.
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 0.6% today.
- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is down 0.5% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 0.5% 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.