Healthcare stocks advanced 0.9% on Wall Street on Monday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.9%, the Nasdaq rose 1.4% and the S&P 500 increased 0.9%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 44.2%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 6.5% today.
- Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 4.9% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 5.3% today.
- Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 5.3% today.
- Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 5.3% today.
- Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 4.5% today.
- Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is up 4.1% today.
- Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is up 3.6% today.
- China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 3.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 2.6% today.
- Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 1.7% today.
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 1.2% today.
- Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 1.0% today.
- Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 0.4% today.
- Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is down 0.4% today and down 47.7% in the last month.
- Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is down 0.4% today.
- Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 0.8% today.
- The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is down 0.2% 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.