Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.3% and the S&P 500 was up 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 5.5% today.
- Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 6.4% today and up 24.2% in the last month.
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 4.2% today.
- Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 3.3% today.
- Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is up 3.4% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 3.5% today.
- Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 2.7% today.
- China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 3.1% today.
- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 3.0% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 3.2% today.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 2.2% today.
- Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 1.4% today.
- Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 1.1% today.
- Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is down 0.7% today.
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 0.7% today.
- Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is down 0.8% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 1.1% today.
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 0.7% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 0.6% 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.