Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MASI IMGN EBS CEMP

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq increased 1.5% and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 1.8% today and up 36.6% in the last month.
  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is up 1.3% today and up 30.9% in the last month.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is up 0.9% today and up 20.3% in the last month.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 0.6%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is up 0.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Pdl Biopharma (PDLI): PDLI stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cooper Companies (COO): COO stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH): LH stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is down 1.1% today and down 47.1% in the last month.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): JNJ stock is down 1.0% 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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