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The BioCommerce Week Index: Jun 2, 2005

BioCommerce Week's Index to the
Diversified Molecular Biology Tools Companies
Company
Ticker
Current Price
(May 31, 2005)
Last Price
(
May 24, 2005)
% Change
Agilent
A
24.01
23.89
0.50
Applied Biosystems
ABI
21.41
21.29
0.56
BD
BDX
57.45
58.27
-1.41
Beckman
BEC
70.06
68.08
2.91
Bio-Rad
BIO
53.88
52.55
2.53
Bruker
BRKR
4.20
3.96
6.06
GE
GE
36.48
37.07
-1.59
Harvard Bio
HBIO
3.22
3.02
6.62
Invitrogen
IVGN
79.34
80.83
-1.84
Molecular Devices
MDCC
19.32
19.04
1.47
PerkinElmer
PKI
19.13
19.20
-0.36
Sigma
SIAL
59.89
60.66
-1.27
Stratagene
STGN
8.57
8.59
-0.23
Thermo
TMO
26.32
26.66
-1.28
Waters
WAT
38.85
39.21
-0.92
Index Average
34.81
34.82
-0.4

Bruker, Harvard Bio Lead BCW Stocks for the Week

Bruker BioSciences and Harvard Bioscience were the top gainers in the BioCommerce Week Index for the five-day trading period ended Tuesday. The companies gained 6.06 percent and 6.62 percent, respectively, for the week. Bruker announced a couple of product launches, and Harvard Bio announced an upcoming conference call to discuss its strategic growth plans (look for an article in next week's issue of BCW).

Overall, the BCW Index closed down an unremarkable .04 percent for the week, beating out the Nasdaq Biotech Index, which closed down .7 percent at 678.17 for the same period. The broader Nasdaq closed up .3 percent at 2,068.22, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down .3 percent at 10,467.48.

The Scan

Researchers Compare WGS, Exome Sequencing-Based Mendelian Disease Diagnosis

Investigators find a diagnostic edge for whole-genome sequencing, while highlighting the cost advantages and improving diagnostic rate of exome sequencing in EJHG.

Researchers Retrace Key Mutations in Reassorted H1N1 Swine Flu Virus With Avian-Like Features

Mutations in the acidic polymerase-coding gene boost the pathogenicity and transmissibility of Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza viruses, a PNAS paper finds.

Genome Sequences Reveal Evolutionary History of South America's Canids

An analysis in PNAS of South American canid species' genomes offers a look at their evolutionary history, as well as their relationships and adaptations.

Lung Cancer Response to Checkpoint Inhibitors Reflected in Circulating Tumor DNA

In non-small cell lung cancer patients, researchers find in JCO Precision Oncology that survival benefits after immune checkpoint blockade coincide with a dip in ctDNA levels.