The worst week for the stock market since 2008 has had a negative impact on healthcare companies.
Days after the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell by more than 1,000, the index fell by 1,190 points Thursday, the largest single-day point drop in history.
The S&P 500 fell by nearly 4.5% while the Nasdaq fell by 4.6%, both indices fell by over 3% on Monday.
The Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Providers Index fell by 3.21%, almost half of the 6.36% decline on Monday.
The worst week for the stock market since 2008 has had a negative impact on healthcare companies, particularly health insurers.
Below is a breakdown of the stock performances by healthcare companies:
Centene Corp. fell 3.26%.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. slid 3.46%.
Molina Healthcare Inc. dropped just over 3.5%.
Cigna Corp. fell by 3.7%.
Anthem Inc. tumbled 3.84%.
Humana Inc. fell 4.37%.
CVS Health Corp. dropped 5.3%.
HCA Healthcare dropped 0.8%.
Quorum Health Corp. fell 2%.
Tenet Healthcare tumbled 3.82%.
Universal Health Services Inc. slipped by over 5.1%.
Community Health Systems fell by nearly 9%.
Pfizer Inc. fell 1.8%.
Allergan PLC dropped by nearly 2%.
Merck & Co. Inc. fell by 2.3%.
Sanofi fell by 2.6%.
AstraZeneca PLC ADR dropped 3.3%.
Moderna Inc. dropped 10.29%.
OTHER HEALTHCARE COMPANIES:
Teladoc Health finished Thursday up more than 15.5%.
Fresenius Medical Care fell by almost 1%.
DaVita Inc. slipped 2.2%.
One Medical fell by 2.3%.
Magellan Health Inc. slid 2.4%.
Encompass Health Corp. dropped almost 3%.
Cerner Corp. dropped 3.49%.
Cardinal Health finished down 5%.
Jack O'Brien is the finance editor at HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.