Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LLY PBYI CYH

LLY leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street on Thursday, down 2.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.1%, the Nasdaq was down 2.8% and the S&P 500 declined 2.1%.

Only one stock in the healthcare sectors showed gains:

  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is up 4.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 6.5% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 6.0% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 4.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Merck & Company (MRK): MRK stock is down 4.5% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 4.3% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is down 4.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is down 4.3% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 4.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 2.0% today on 2 times normal volume.

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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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