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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI PODD MD EW

Healthcare stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.6%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.3% higher and the S&P 500 climbed 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Mednax Inc (MD): MD stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 1.4% today.
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ): STJ stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Boston Scientific Corp (BSX): BSX stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 1.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 1.2% today.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 0.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 0.9% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/07/biggest-movers-in-healthcare-stocks-now-lci-podd-md-ew-lci-podd-md/.

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