Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PTCT CELG ARNA CLDX

Healthcare stocks rose 0.7% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is up 14.8% today.
  • Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 9.3% today and up 21.1% in the last month.
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA): ARNA stock is up 7.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 6.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 6.6% today and up 31.7% in the last month.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is up 3.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 4.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 3.5% today and up 23.4% in the last month.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 4.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is up 3.4% today and up 23.4% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Endologix Inc (ELGX): ELGX stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Abbott Laboratories (ABT): ABT stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 0.9% 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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