Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SRPT ACHN PODD MMSI


Healthcare stocks finished up 0.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.8%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.4% and the S&P 500 increased 1.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 5.6% today and up 25.6% in the last month.
  • Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN): ACHN stock is up 4.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 4.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Merit Medical Systems (MMSI): MMSI stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Align Technology (ALGN): ALGN stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR): NKTR stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Sa (SNY): SNY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR): UTHR stock is down 3.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Opko Health Inc (OPK): OPK stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Haemonetics Corp (HAE): HAE stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Ptc Therapeutics Inc (PTCT): PTCT stock is down 1.9% today and down 22.3% in the last month.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Icu Medical (ICUI): ICUI stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Cantel Medical (CMN): CMN stock is down 1.3% 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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