Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN RDY NKTR THOR

LXRX leads healthcare stocks lower on Monday

Healthcare stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.9%, the Nasdaq fell 1.2% and the S&P 500 declined 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 2.4% today and up 20.1% in the last month.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Msa Safety Inc (MSA): MSA stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 0.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is down 5.6% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 5.4% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 5.5% today.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is down 5.2% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 4.9% today.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 4.5% today and down 23.7% in the last month.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 4.2% 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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