Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MDT CMN JNJ BMY

MDT leads healthcare stocks higher on Tuesday

Healthcare stocks fell 0.2% on Wall Street on Tuesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% and the S&P 500 declined 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Medtronic Inc (MDT): MDT stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): JNJ stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Stryker Corp (SYK): SYK stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW): EW stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO): TMO stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Mckesson Corp (MCK): MCK stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 0.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is down 5.4% today and down 29.4% in the last month.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 3.7% today and down 21.6% in the last month.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 2.9%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Corp (FMS): FMS stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 2.1% today and down 28.8% in the last month.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO): NVO stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Emergent Biosolutions (EBS): EBS stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (HCA): HCA stock is down 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 1.2% 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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