Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI ACAD AZN FMS

Healthcare stocks advanced 0.7% on Wall Street so far on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.7% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.5% and the S&P 500 increased 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 15.6% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is up 9.9% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX): DGX stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Allergan Plc (AGN): AGN stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Luxottica Group S.P.A (LUX): LUX stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 0.6% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is down 0.3% 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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