Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SRPT EXAS GSK BKD

SRPT leads healthcare stocks higher on Thursday

Healthcare stocks declined broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq declined 0.6% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT): SRPT stock is up 13.8% today.
  • Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD): BKD stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Impax Laboratories (IPXL): IPXL stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Universal Health Services (UHS): UHS stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Wright Medical Group (WMGI): WMGI stock is up 0.6% today.
  • C.R. Bard (BCR): BCR stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA): TEVA stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:

  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA): MNTA stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX): NBIX stock is down 3.4% today and down 23.9% in the last month.
  • Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD): FOLD stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX): PCRX stock is down 4.6% today and down 34.8% in the last month.
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (ENDP): ENDP stock is down 3.6% today.
  • China Biologic Products (CBPO): CBPO stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Horizon Pharma Inc (HZNP): HZNP stock is down 3.4% today and down 34.0% in the last month.
  • Mannkind Corp (MNKD): MNKD stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 3.0% today and down 21.1% in the last month.

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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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