Medical stocks react

  • Updated: June 28, 2012 - 9:06 PM

 

Medical sector stocks were buffeted by Thurday's Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, although most closed higher after a late-day rally. Hospital stocks were clear winners while medical device, drug, and health insurance companies posted mixed results.

 

Company Close 1-day % chg

HOSPITALS

HCA Holdings Inc. $29.47 10.7%

Health Mgmt. Associates 7.49 8.9

Universal Health Services 42.6 8.5

Community Health Sys. Inc. 27.54 8.0

Tenet Healthcare Corp. 5.25 5.4

HEALTH INSURERS

Molina Healthcare Inc. $23.16 8.6 %

UnitedHealth Group Inc. 59.60 0.5

Humana Inc. 79.56 0.0

Coventry Health Care Inc. 32.46 -2.3

Aetna Inc. 39.85 -2.7

Cigna Corp. 44.18 -2.7

WellPoint Inc. 65.90 -5.2

MEDICAL DEVICES

St. Jude Medical Inc. $38.77 0.3 %

Boston Scientific Corp. 5.55 -1.6

Medtronic Inc. 37.84 -0.2

DRUG COMPANIES

Merck & Co. Inc. $40.68 0.4 %

Abbott Laboratories 62.91 0.1

Johnson & Johnson 66.94 0.1

Pfizer Inc. 22.53 -0.4

Amgen Inc. 71.42 -1.3

PHARMACY

Express Scripts Holding Co. $54.79 2.4 %

CVS Caremark Corp. 45.99 0.0

Walgreen Co. 29.04 -1.3

DIALYSIS CENTERS

Davita Inc. $96.71 1.5%

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