Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LXRX CEMP LGND ANAC

AZN leads healthcare stocks lower on Thursday

Healthcare stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 3.0%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Celldex Therapeutics Inc (CLDX): CLDX stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is up 1.8%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Dynavax Technologies Corp (DVAX): DVAX stock is up 1.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Neogen Corp (NEOG): NEOG stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Gilead Sciences (GILD): GILD stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND): KND stock is down 0.3% today.
  • The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Select Medical Holdings Corp (SEM): SEM stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Vca Antech (WOOF): WOOF stock is down 0.4% 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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