Healthcare stocks rose 0.4% on Wall Street on Monday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq climbed 0.2% and the S&P 500 stayed level.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is up 6.5% today and up 42.9% in the last month.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 5.8%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is up 5.4%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 5.3% today and up 23.0% in the last month.
- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 3.9% today.
- Biocryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX): BCRX stock is up 3.2% today and up 28.7% in the last month.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is up 3.2% today.
- Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is up 3.0% today.
- Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is up 3.0% today and up 21.7% in the last month.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Hms Holdings Corp (HMSY): HMSY stock is down 17.5% today and down 25.8% in the last month.
- Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 3.7% today.
- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK): MACK stock is down 3.8% today.
- The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is down 1.4% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is down 1.1% today.
- Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is down 1.0% today.
- Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH): LH stock is down 1.0% today.
- The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 0.8% today.
- Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 0.8% 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.