Healthcare stocks advanced 0.3% on Wall Street so far on Friday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is up 4.0% today.
- Bio-Reference Laboratories (BRLI): BRLI stock is up 2.9% today and up 24.5% in the last month.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 2.7% today.
- Lifepoint Hospitals (LPNT): LPNT stock is up 2.3% today.
- Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc (ZLTQ): ZLTQ stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 1.5% today.
- Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 2.1% today.
- Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 2.2% today.
- Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is up 1.4% today.
- Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is up 1.4% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 7.1% today.
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 3.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 3.5% today.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 3.5% today.
- Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 3.9% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 3.0% today.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
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.