Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LXRX HSP ZIOP MASI

LXRX leads healthcare stocks higher on Monday

Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street so far on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 3.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 3.4%, the Nasdaq sank 3.2% and the S&P 500 dropped 3.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Hospira Inc (HSP): HSP stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is down 9.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is down 7.1% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 6.7% today and down 39.7% in the last month.
  • Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is down 6.2% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 6.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is down 5.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 5.7% today and down 23.1% in the last month.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 5.3% today and down 35.9% in the last month.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 5.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is down 5.4% 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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