NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The GenomeWeb Index was flat in December while underperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq — which gained 3 percent and 1 percent, respectively — for a second straight month. However, the Index outperformed the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, which lost more than 3 percent in December.

Stock performance was mostly mixed across the Index with 13 of the 28 stocks seeing gains and 15 seeing losses. Except for a small number of companies who saw large shifts in stock price during the month, the gains and losses were relatively small.

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