Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PRGO ACAD CHE WCG


Healthcare stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq rose 0.2% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 0.4% 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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