Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PBYI NKTR ENDP IPXL

PBYI leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday

Healthcare stocks finished flat on Friday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq was up 0.2% and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Teleflex Inc (TFX): TFX stock is up 1.2% today.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings (ZBH): ZBH stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Eli Lilly and Company (LLY): LLY stock is up 1.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is down 3.5% today and down 21.0% in the last month.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Taro Pharm Inds (TARO): TARO stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Seattle Genetics (SGEN): SGEN stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Incyte Corp (INCY): INCY stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 1.7% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 1.2% today and down 35.9% 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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