Rayno Diagnostics and Tools-Sequencing Rules
Diagnostics and Tools stocks tracked biotech stocks during the huge moves in January/February and sold off until the April bottom. However stocks that are more revenue and earnings driven -Cardiovascular Systems(CSII) and Quidel (QDEL)- did not recover to former highs. Sequenom (SQNM) is a leader in non-invasive pre-natal tests such as their Materni T21 test for women at risk.
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- Our top pick Illumina (ILMN) is up 65% YTD.
- Other top winners YTD: Sequenom (SQNM) up 66.2%, Exact Sciences (EXAS) up 46.6%, Pacific Biosciences (PACB) up 21.4% and Hologic (HOLX) up 15.4%.
- Top losers YTD: Quidel (QDEL) down 29%, Nanostring Technologies (NSTG) down 14.4% and Cardiovascular Systems (CSII) down 7.2%. All of these stocks hit their highs in Q1 when many life science stocks peaked.
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