Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SRPT EBS EXAM MSA

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.3%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.1% and the S&P 500 pushed 1.3% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Examworks Group (EXAM): EXAM stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc. (MSA): MSA stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 2.3%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Amgen Inc (AMGN): AMGN stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Chemed Inc (CHE): CHE stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Tornier N.V. (TRNX): TRNX stock is down 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC): THC stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Natus Medical Inc (BABY): BABY stock is down 0.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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.


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