Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN MNKD THRX DVAX


Healthcare stocks declined 0.5% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.9%, the Nasdaq fell 1.0% and the S&P 500 declined 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 5.7% today.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Theravance (THRX): THRX stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Dynavax Technologies Corp (DVAX): DVAX stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): ARIA stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 0.9% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): BIIB stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is down 3.6% today and down 20.7% in the last month.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A. (LUX): LUX stock is down 3.2% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 2.5% today and down 50.1% in the last month.

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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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