Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – KND NXTM SCMP RGEN

KND leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

Healthcare stocks fell broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.2%, the Nasdaq fell 0.4% and the S&P 500 was down 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is up 9.1% today.
  • Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is up 7.1% today.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is up 5.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is up 5.8% today.
  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is up 3.9% today.
  • Idexx Laboratories (IDXX): IDXX stock is up 3.0% today and up 23.7% in the last month.
  • Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 1.3% today and up 20.5% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is down 7.6% today.
  • Parexel International Corp (PRXL): PRXL stock is down 4.9% today.
  • Bio-Reference Laboratories (BRLI): BRLI stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 2.8% today.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is down 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 1.9%, 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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