Healthcare stocks declined 0.7% on Wall Street on Thursday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.8%, the Nasdaq fell 0.8% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 0.9% today.
- Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is up 0.8% today and up 21.8% in the last month.
- Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 0.6% today.
- Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is up 0.6% today.
- Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is up 0.6% today.
- Teleflex Inc (TFX): TFX stock is up 0.3% today.
- Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 0.3% today.
- Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO): PDCO stock is up 0.3% today.
- Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is up 0.2% today and up 32.9% in the last month.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 3.2% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 3.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 3.2% today.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 3.1% today.
- Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 3.1% today.
- Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 2.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 2.6% today.
- Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 2.6% today.
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 2.5% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 2.4% 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.