Healthcare stocks rose 0.9% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq rose 1.2% and the S&P 500 increased 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is up 17.0% today and up 47.9% in the last month.
- Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 8.8% today.
- Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC): ACHC stock is up 7.3% today.
- Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 6.3% today.
- Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 3.3% today.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 3.9% today and up 32.0% in the last month.
- Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 4.1% today.
- Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is up 3.8% today.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 3.2% today.
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 3.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is down 2.1% today.
- Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is down 0.1% today.
- Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 1.0% today.
- Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 0.5% today.
- Novartis Ag (NVS): NVS stock is down 0.5% today.
- Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 0.2% today.
- Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 0.2% today.
- Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): CLVS stock is down 0.4% today.
- Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is down 0.3% today.
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.