Chart: Biotech Stocks - Year To Date, Quarter To Date & Past 52 Week Price Breakouts

by: SA Editors

Rob Zenilman submits: As of May 25:
Year to date price performance (gain/loss) of stocks covered in the Biotech sector ranged from 67.2% (NASDAQ:NABI) down to -69.5% (NASDAQ:NBIX), with a median YTD price change of -1.7%.
Quarter to date price performance (gain/loss) of stocks covered in the Biotech sector ranged from 25.6% (NYSE:ELN) down to -70.4% (NBIX), with a median QTD price change of -8.9%.
Past 52 Week price performance (gain/loss) of stocks covered in the Biotech sector ranged from 163.8% (AMLN) down to -54.9% (NABI), with a median price change over the past 52 weeks of 9.4%.

* View More Biotech Sector Charts *

Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:


Year
Quarter Past 52
Ticker Company To Date
To Date Weeks
AFFX Affymetrix Inc. -42.3% -16.3%
-48.5%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceutic 55.9% -10.9% 39.1%
AMGN Amgen Inc. -13.6% -6.3% 8.7%
AMLN Amylin Pharmaceutica 7.1% -12.7% 163.8%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc. 3.8% -0.2% 19.4%
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceuti 20.6% -3.1% 94.0%
BSTE Biosite Incorporated -21.4% -14.8% -33.0%
CELG Celgene Corporation 24.8% -8.5% 97.6%
DNA Genentech Inc. -13.5% -5.3% 1.6%
ELN Elan Corp. plc 30.2% 25.6% 125.2%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. 6.1% -10.3% 35.6%
GPRO Gen-Probe Inc. 4.6% -7.4% 27.0%
IMCL Imclone Systems Inc. 16.1% 16.8% 18.0%
INCY Incyte Corp. -23.8% -32.4% -46.2%
ISTA ISTA Pharmaceuticals -8.0% -7.9% -31.1%
KOSP KOS Pharmaceuticals -15.5% -8.5% -23.9%
MEDI MedImmune Inc. -11.1% -14.9% 19.3%
NABI Nabi Biopharmaceutic 67.2% 0.2% -54.9%
NBIX Neurocrine Bioscienc -69.5% -70.4% -48.7%
ONXX Onyx Pharmaceuticals -26.7% -19.6% -18.3%
PGNX Progenics Pharmaceut -13.3% -18.1% 10.1%
PHRM Pharmion Corp. 11.8% 10.3% 0.6%
TELK Telik Inc. -7.2% -18.6% 7.4%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceutica 20.1% -9.2% 136.0%

Data: CapitalIQ

Related:

  1. Most recent opinion and analysis of Biotech stocks
  2. Full transcripts of recent conference calls in the Biotech sector
  3. Add the Biotech Stock Blog to your My Yahoo! page

Aside: Did you know that Seeking Alpha now publishes a one-page recap of Jim Cramer's Mad Money stock picks?