Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ACHN PRXL THRX ZIOP

ICLR leads healthcare stocks lower on Monday

Healthcare stocks rose 0.2% on Wall Street so far on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq was up 0.1% and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 10.1% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is up 5.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is up 3.9% today and up 25.5% in the last month.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is up 1.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Icon Plc (ICLR): ICLR stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 1.7% today and down 40.1% in the last month.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Msa Safety Inc (MSA): MSA stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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