Biotech Stocks Ranked By Year to Date Price Performance as of 12/16/05

Biotech stocks ranked by year-to-date performance (see larger version by clicking on chart):

See data in table version below:

Vertex Pharmaceuticals VRTX +162.0%
Celgene Corporation CELG +119.4%
Abgenix ABGX +108.1%
Genentech DNA +69.6%
BioMarin Pharmaceutical BMRN +67.8%
Amylin Pharmaceuticals AMLN +67.0%
Gilead Sciences GILD +44.9%
Progenics Pharmaceuticals PGNX +34.7%
KOS Pharmaceuticals KOSP +33.8%
MedImmune MEDI +30.1%
Neurocrine Biosciences NBIX +26.4%
Amgen AMGN +23.1%
Affymetrix AFFX +19.4%
Gen-Probe GPRO +6.5%
Biosite BSTE -4.9%
Onyx Pharmaceuticals ONXX -10.4%
Telik TELK -14.6%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals ALXN -20.1%
Imclone Systems IMCL -27.4%
Biogen BIIB -32.0%
Incyte INCY -42.1%
ISTA Pharmaceuticals ISTA -42.5%
Elan Corporation ELN -50.1%
Pharmion PHRM -55.8%
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals NABI -74.9%