Healthcare stocks declined 0.4% on Wall Street on Friday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.4%, the Nasdaq declined 0.5% and the S&P 500 fell 0.4%.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 6.5% today.
- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is up 2.1% today.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is up 1.6% today.
- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 1.1% today.
- Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 1.5% today.
- Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 1.2% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is up 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Dynavax Technologies Corp (DVAX): DVAX stock is up 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Shire Plc American Depositary Shares (SHPG): SHPG stock is down 2.4% today.
- Luxottica Group S.P.A (LUX): LUX stock is down 1.8% today.
- Idexx Laboratories (IDXX): IDXX stock is down 1.7% today.
- Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 1.9% today.
- Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 1.6% today.
- Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 1.3% today.
- Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 1.3% today.
- Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 1.6% today.
- Qiagen N.V. (QGEN): QGEN stock is down 1.4% today.
- Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is down 1.0% 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.