The iShares Nasdaq Biotech Index ETF (IBB) gained +31.20% to $398 from January through July 20. Top holdings include Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN).
In small-cap trading, Galena Biopharma Inc (GALE) hiked +14.57% to $1.73 for a market cap of $279.77 million. Galena was founded in April 2006 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
On the New York Stock Exchange, Boston Scientific Corp (BSX) gained +34.04% to $17.88 to date for a market cap of $24.1 billion. The company based in Natick, Massachussettes, was founded in June 1979.