Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MMSI BCR ZIOP THRX

Healthcare stocks fell on Wall Street so far on Friday, down 1.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 declined 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 15.3% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 4.7% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Stryker Corp (SYK): SYK stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 1.1% today and up 40.0% in the last month.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 0.7% today and up 115.0% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is down 17.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is down 5.7% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 4.8% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): ISRG stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 2.8% 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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