Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SEM SHPG SCMP AMED

SEM leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday

Healthcare stocks fell on Wall Street on Friday morning, down 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1%, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% and the S&P 500 declined 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is up 5.2% today.
  • Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is up 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 10.0% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 9.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 8.1% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is down 7.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 7.8% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 5.3% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 6.6% today.
  • Raptor Pharmaceutical (RPTP): RPTP stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 3.5% 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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