BioTime, Inc. (NYSE:BTX)
December 6th, 2018
BioTime, Inc. closed Thursday up 0.72%, a $0.01 increase to close on $1.39. Despite ending the day higher, BioTime, Inc. hit a new 52 week low of $1.34, breaking the previous low of $1.38 from earlier this month. BioTime, Inc. bounced 7.46% between low and high.
BTX outperformed the rest of the Healthcare sector which went down 0.31% today.
The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Real Estate saw the biggest increase of the day (2.66%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (1.77%). Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 13%. The biggest loss this year has been the Communication Services sector dropping 13%.
Communication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -0.23%, as it went up 1.04%. Energy and Materials experienced turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Energy with a drop of 1.77%.
- Real Estate went up with a 2.66% change.
- Communication Services went up with a 1.04% change.
- Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.61% change.
- Information Technology went up with a 0.23% change.
- Utilities went down with a -0.10% change.
- Consumer Staples went down with a -0.10% change.
- Healthcare went down with a -0.31% change.
- Industrials went down with a -0.55% change.
- Materials went down with a -1.36% change.
- Financials went down with a -1.44% change.
- Energy went down with a -1.77% 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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