BioTime, Inc. (NYSE:BTX)
December 7th, 2018
Amidst falling markets BioTime, Inc. finished Friday’s trading session down 3.60%, a $0.05 decrease to close on $1.34. As well as the drop in value, BioTime, Inc. hit a new 52 week low of $1.28, breaking the previous low of $1.34 from earlier this month. BioTime, Inc. swung 10.94% between high and low.
BTX was outperformed by the rest of the Healthcare sector which went down just 2.51%.
The market sectors were mixed Friday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Utilities saw the biggest increase of the day (0.40%), while Information Technology saw the biggest drop (3.53%). Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 12%. The biggest loss this year has been the Materials sector falling 12%.
Utilities saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of 2.33%, as it went up 0.40%. Real Estate saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 2.84% trading down 1.44%.
- Utilities went up with a 0.40% change.
- Energy went down with a -0.64% change.
- Consumer Staples went down with a -1.29% change.
- Real Estate went down with a -1.44% change.
- Financials went down with a -1.84% change.
- Communication Services went down with a -2.09% change.
- Healthcare went down with a -2.51% change.
- Materials went down with a -2.54% change.
- Industrials went down with a -2.62% change.
- Consumer Discretionary went down with a -3.08% change.
- Information Technology went down with a -3.53% change.
BioTime, Inc. Info
BioTime, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing and commercializing products addressing degenerative diseases based on pluripotent stem cells and HyStem cell/drug delivery platform technologies primarily in the United States and Israel. The company’s lead product candidates include OpRegen, a retinal pigment epithelium cell replacement therapy, which is in Phase I/IIa multicenter trial for the treatment of the dry age-related macular degeneration; and Renevia, a facial aesthetics product that is in pivotal clinical trial for the treatment of HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy. It also develops Premvia, a HyStem hydrogel formulation for use in the treatment of age-related facial lipoatrophy, as well as for the management of wounds, including partial and full-thickness wounds, ulcers, tunneled/undermined wounds, surgical wounds, and burns; and ReGlyde, a HyStem product in preclinical development as a device for viscosupplementation, and as a platform for intraarticular drug delivery in osteoarthritis. In addition, the company through its subsidiary, AgeX Therapeutics, Inc., develops AGEX-BAT1 that consists of pluripotent stem cell-derived brown adipocytes for the treatment of type 2 diabetes; AGEX-VASC1, which consists of vascular progenitors targeting cardiac ischemia; and induced tissue regeneration, a systemic therapy for inducing the scar less regeneration of tissues. Further, it markets GeneCards, a human gene database; MalaCards, a human disease database; and Hextend, a plasma volume expander used to treat or prevent hypovolemia, including albumin, generic 6% hetastarch solutions, and crystalloid solutions. BioTime, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is based in Alameda, California.
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