Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PCRX CRL PBH ZIOP

PCRX leads healthcare stocks higher on Friday

Healthcare stocks rose 0.5% on Wall Street on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is up 4.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Charles River Laboratories Intl (CRL): CRL stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Prestige Brand Holdings (PBH): PBH stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is up 3.0% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN): REGN stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Dentsply International Inc (XRAY): XRAY stock is up 2.5% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND): LGND stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is up 2.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is down 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Community Health Systems (CYH): CYH stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corp (ABC): ABC stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Abbvie Inc. Common Stock (ABBV): ABBV stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Astrazeneca Plc (AZN): AZN stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 0.4% today on 2 times normal volume.

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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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