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Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN RDY NKTR MSA


Healthcare stocks declined 1.9% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9%, the Nasdaq was down 1.3% and the S&P 500 fell 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.8% today and up 20.5% in the last month.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc (MSA): MSA stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 0.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 6.4% today.
  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is down 6.3% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 6.2% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 5.9% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 5.8% today.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is down 5.3% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 5.2% today and down 24.2% in the last month.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX): VRTX stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 4.5% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/08/biggest-movers-in-healthcare-stocks-now-mygn-rdy-nktr-msa-mygn-rdy-nktr-2/.

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