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Best Performing Healthcare Stocks of 2020

Updated May 14, 2020
Drugs, healthcare services and medical devices continue to remain the most fundamental need of humans as well as any other living creatures that may have access to them. The larger healthcare industry, which is now estimated to be worth around $300 trillion, serves this basic requirement. Hundreds of healthcare companies have listed their stocks for active trading on the leading stock exchanges across the globe. It allows a convenient channel to short term traders as well as long term investors to take a shot at the performance of such healthcare companies with an aim to generate profits.
Among the several healthcare companies whose stocks are listed and actively trading on the stock exchanges, which have been the winners in terms of highest returns?
This article provides a list of healthcare stocks that have given the top returns in the year 2020 till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual healthcare stocks between the end of the previous and May 14, 2020, and the top 10 return generating healthcare stocks are listed below.
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Top Healthcare Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Healthcare sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (CODX) 2) AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO) 3) Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (AHPI) 4) Genprex, Inc. (GNPX) 5) Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)
 6) Aptevo Therapeutics Inc. (APVO) 7) Vaxart, Inc. (VXRT) 8) Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (EKSO) 9) Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CYCC) 10) Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (TRIL)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 903 Healthcare stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Healthcare ETFs.

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Performance of Top Healthcare Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

Co-Diagnostics

Co-Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, intends to manufacture and sell reagents used for diagnostic tests that function via the detection and or analysis of nucleic acid molecules. It also ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Co-Diagnostics.
The Salt Lake City, UT-headquartered company Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (CODX) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of Healthcare of 2020. The Health Care sector business falls under the Healthcare industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Co-Diagnostics has changed by 2358.89 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $0.9 per share and year-to-date closing price of $22.13 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $15.52 million to $607.22 million during the same period. Along with Healthcare, the company is also in the business of Health Care, Diagnostics & Research, among other usual products and services.

AVEO Pharma

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO), incorporated on October 19, 2001, is a biopharmaceutical company. The Companys platform delivers insights into cancer and related disease. The Companys product candidates include Tivozanib, Ficlatuzumab, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of AVEO Pharma.
Based on the market-cap change from $100.35 million to $135.08 million during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $0.62 per share to a price of $8.4 per share as of May 14, 2020, AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO) was successful in generating YTD returns of 1254.84 percentage. Standing at the number two rank in the top performing list of Healthcare stocks, the Massachusetts, MA-based AVEO Pharma is categorized as the Major Pharmaceuticals sub-sector business which falls under the larger Health Care sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

Allied Healthcare Products

Allied Healthcare Products, Inc., incorporated on December 19, 1979, manufactures a range of respiratory products used in the healthcare industry in a range of hospital and alternate site settings, including ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Allied Healthcare Products.
During the given months of the year 2020, Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (AHPI) was successful in generating YTD returns of 976.86 percentage which helped it gain the number three spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Missouri, MO-based Allied Healthcare Products closed at a price of $1.21 per share, while it traded at a price of $13.03 per share as of May 14, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $4.86 million to $52.3 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Health Care industry sector and further specialized as a Industrial Specialties sector business.

Genprex

Genprex, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy biotechnology company, develops immunogene therapy products for treating cancer. Its lead drug candidate is Oncoprex, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the tr ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Genprex.
The Austin, TX-based Health Care sector company Genprex, Inc. (GNPX) holds the number four spot among the best performing stocks of the Healthcare sector. Classified as the Healthcare business, the stock price of Genprex ended the previous year at a price of $0.32 per share while it reached the level of $3.2 apiece as of May 14, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 900%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $105.14 million.

Novavax

Novavax, Inc. (Novavax), incorporated on June 18, 1987, is a clinical-stage vaccine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. The Company operates through ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Novavax.
Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Maryland, MD, the Health Care sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Biotech Biological Products. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Novavax has so far gained 862.31 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $3.98 per share and year-to-date price of $38.3 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $105.78 million to $2.22 billion. The stock of Novavax continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Aptevo Therapeutics

Aptevo Therapeutics Inc., incorporated on February 22, 2016, is a biotechnology company. The Company is focused on oncology and hematology therapeutics. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development, commercialization ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Aptevo Therapeutics.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands Aptevo Therapeutics Inc. (APVO), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $0.65 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $6.01 per share as of May 14, 2020. It translates to a change of 824.62 percentage. The Washington, WA-headquartered Health Care sector company also saw its market value change from $29.64 million to $19.44 million. The Major Pharmaceuticals specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Vaxart

Vaxart, Inc., a clinical-stage company, engages in the discovery and development of oral recombinant protein vaccines based on its proprietary oral vaccine platform. The company's product pipeline includes tablet vaccines that are designed to protect against norovirus, seasonal influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus. It is also developing therapeutic immune-oncology vaccines ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Vaxart.
Vaxart, Inc. (VXRT) has moved by 760 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Health Care sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $0.35 apiece to the price of $3.01 per share between the end of December of the previous year and May 14, 2020. The smart run of the USA-based Healthcare sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $17.09 million to $223.3 million over the same duration. Vaxart is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Ekso Bionics

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., formerly PN Med Group, Inc., incorporated on January 30, 2012, designs, develops and sells wearable bionic human exoskeletons that have applications in healthcare, industrial, military and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Ekso Bionics.
The California, CA-based Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (EKSO) belongs to the Capital Goods sector and is categorized as a Industrial Machinery and Components company. The stock of Ekso Bionics ended the previous year at a price of $0.39 per share. As of May 14, 2020, the stock price has reached $3.05 apiece, which indicates a change of 682.05 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Healthcare for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $33.65 million. It has now changed to $17.82 million as of writing. Ekso Bionics continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Cyclacel Pharma

Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops medicines for the treatment of cancer and other proliferative diseases. The company's oncology development programs include sapaci ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Cyclacel Pharma.
Cyclacel Pharma (CYCC) generated percentage returns of 526.87 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $0.67 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $4.2 per share as of May 14, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $11.52 million to $11.63 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Health Care speciality business with further classification in the Major Pharmaceuticals sub-category. Based in New Jersey, NJ, the YTD performance of the Healthcare sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.

Trillium Therapeutics

Trillium Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, develops therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company's lead program is TTI-621, a SIRPaFc fusion protein that acts a soluble decoy receptor preventing CD47 from delivering its inhibitory signal, which is in Phase I clinical trial for advanced hematologic malignancies, and solid ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Trillium Therapeutics.
The number ten spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Healthcare sector is taken by Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (TRIL). The company's stock price changed from $1.03 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $5.89 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 471.84 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Canada-based Health Care sector company was from $28.62 million to $486.1 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Healthcare sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.
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