Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MYGN VRX IRWD XRAY

MGLN leads healthcare stocks lower on Tuesday

Healthcare stocks declined on Wall Street on Tuesday, down 2.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3%, the Nasdaq fell 0.5% and the S&P 500 was down 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN): MYGN stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX): VRX stock is up 1.3% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is up 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Dentsply International Inc (XRAY): XRAY stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Resmed Inc (RMD): RMD stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Insulet Corp (PODD): PODD stock is up 0.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Amedisys Inc (AMED): AMED stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Cambrex Corp (CBM): CBM stock is up 0.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Magellan Health Services (MGLN): MGLN stock is down 10.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is down 8.8% today.
  • The Medicines Company (MDCO): MDCO stock is down 7.7% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 6.4% today and down 25.3% in the last month.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is down 6.3% today.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD): ACAD stock is down 6.1% today.
  • Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN): BMRN stock is down 6.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals (AMAG): AMAG stock is down 6.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI): PBYI stock is down 5.9% today and down 22.7% in the last month.
  • Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR): ACOR stock is down 5.4% 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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