Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC BMY GB OMI

CNC leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday

Healthcare stocks rose 2.1% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 1.5% higher, the Nasdaq increased 1.8% and the S&P 500 rose 1.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Centene Corp (CNC): CNC stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): BMY stock is up 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Greatbatch (GB): GB stock is up 3.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Owens & Minor (OMI): OMI stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Perrigo Company (PRGO): PRGO stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Healthsouth Corp (HLS): HLS stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Baxter International Inc (BAX): BAX stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Teleflex Inc (TFX): TFX stock is up 2.2% today.

Only one stock in the healthcare sectors showed losses:

  • Wuxi Pharmatech [Cayman] Inc (WX): WX stock is down 0.1% 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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