Healthcare stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street on Tuesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.4% and the S&P 500 was up 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 4.2% today and up 60.1% in the last month.
- Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 4.2% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 4.1% today.
- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is up 3.9% today.
- Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 3.7% today.
- Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 3.6% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 3.4% today.
- Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 3.4% today.
- Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is up 3.3% today.
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 3.1% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.1% today.
- Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is down 0.9% today.
- Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 0.6% today.
- Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 0.4%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 0.3%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is down 0.3% today.
- Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 0.2% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Endologix Inc (ELGX): ELGX stock is down 0.2%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is down 0.2% today.
- Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 0.1% 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.