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), 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), up 8.2% at $46.04

Vertex ( VRTX), up 4.6% at $27.40

Gilead ( GILD), 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), down 3.5% at $29.88

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

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.

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