Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – NKTR MDCO SNY TARO

NKTR leads healthcare stocks higher on Wednesday

Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq stayed the same and the S&P 500 declined 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 5.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is up 0.5%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is down 5.0% today.
  • Biocryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX): BCRX stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN 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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