Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN RDY NKTR HAE


Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street today, down 1.7%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.7%, the Nasdaq fell 0.9% and the S&P 500 was down 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Msa Safety Inc (MSA): MSA stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Nxstage Medical (NXTM): NXTM stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Thoratec Corp (THOR): THOR stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 5.9% today.
  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 5.7% today.
  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX): LXRX stock is down 5.5% today.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY): ALNY stock is down 5.3% today.
  • Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 5.3% today.
  • Immunogen (IMGN): IMGN stock is down 5.2% today.
  • Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO): HALO stock is down 5.0% today and down 24.1% in the last month.
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP): SCMP stock is down 4.9% today.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is down 4.4% 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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