Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND HZNP CNC TECH

Healthcare stocks fell 1.0% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.0%, the Nasdaq declined 1.2% and the S&P 500 fell 1.0%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Techne Corp (TECH): TECH stock is up 0.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.9% today.
  • The Spectranetics Corp (SPNC): SPNC stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): ISIS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Raptor Pharmaceutical (RPTP): RPTP stock is down 1.9% 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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