Healthcare stocks finished up 0.2% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq declined 1.1% and the S&P 500 was down 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Endologix Inc (ELGX): ELGX stock is up 4.3% today.
- Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is up 2.8% today.
- Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 2.7% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is up 2.6% today.
- Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 2.4% today.
- The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is up 2.3% today.
- Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 1.9% today.
- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 1.9% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.7% today and down 35.2% in the last month.
- Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 1.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 1.4% today.
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 1.3% today.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 0.9% today.
- China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 0.9% today.
- Raptor Pharmaceutical (RPTP): RPTP stock is down 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 0.7% today.
- Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 0.6% 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.