Chart: Biotech Stocks - Week Over Week Price & Volume Breakouts

by: Robert Zenilman

Rob Zenilman submits: Last week’s price movement in the Biotech sector ranged from +3.4% (Private:DNA) to -7.1% (NASDAQ:NABI). IMCL & TELK led week over week volume increases at 8.2% & 1.0%, respectively.

New 52 week highs were made by AMLN ($49.68) & CELG ($48.59).

A new 52 week low was made by AFFX ($25.15).

Key developments that drove individual stocks:

● On June 29th, Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) announced that the FDA approved Revlimid to treat a certain type of blood cancer.

● On June 26th, Nastech Pharmaceutical (NSTK) announced that they would be working with Amylin Pharmaceuticals (AMLN) to develop a diabetes treatment to be administered via nasal spray.


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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Price Volume
Ticker Company Change Change
AFFX Affymetrix Inc. 0.4%
-36.4%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. -1.1%
-38.2%
AMGN Amgen Inc. 1.8%
-36.6%
AMLN Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. -0.7%
-60.1%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc. -1.4%
-36.7%
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. 2.3%
-4.4%
BSTE Biosite Incorporated 1.6%
-31.1%
CELG Celgene Corporation 1.7%
-41.6%
DNA Genentech Inc. 3.4%
-4.2%
ELN Elan Corp. plc -5.3%
-45.0%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. 2.7%
-33.6%
GPRO Gen-Probe Inc. -0.6%
-46.5%
IMCL Imclone Systems Inc. -0.2%
8.2%
INCY Incyte Corp. -2.4%
-41.1%
ISTA ISTA Pharmaceuticals Inc. -6.8%
-75.8%
KOSP KOS Pharmaceuticals Inc. 2.4%
-40.7%
MEDI MedImmune Inc. 0.6%
-24.1%
NABI Nabi Biopharmaceuticals -7.1%
-34.1%
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. -0.9%
-71.4%
ONXX Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. -2.1%
-46.0%
PGNX Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.6%
-25.4%
PHRM Pharmion Corp. -0.6%
-63.1%
TELK Telik Inc. 1.5%
1.0%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. -2.2%
-69.7%
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Data: CapitalIQ

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