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Health Winners & Losers: StemCells

Biotech and pharmaceutical stocks were climbing on Monday, slightly outperforming the broader market, with the Nasdaq and Amex biotechnology indices up 1.9% and 1.2%, respectively.

Among individual stocks, notable movers were:

StemCells (STEM - Get Report), up 43% at $2.06

Advanced Medical Optics (EYE), up 22% at $7.51

ZymoGenetics (ZGEN) up 18.4% at $3.79

Biogen Idec (BIIB - Get Report), up 8.2% at $46.04

Vertex (VRTX - Get Report), up 4.6% at $27.40

Gilead (GILD - Get Report), up 3.5% at $47.43

Invitrogen (IVGN), down 3.9% at $27.69

Myriad Genetics (MYGN), down 4.4% at $40.12

Obagi Medical (OMPI), down 4% at $7.98

Merck (MRK - Get Report), down 3.5% at $29.88

Sanofi-Aventis (SNY - Get Report), down 1.8% at $31.06

This article was written by a staff member of

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SNY $49.45 0.80%
STEM $0.60 1.37%


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