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Ligand Pharm is Among the Companies in the Biotechnology Industry with the Best Relative Performance (LGND , CCXI , ALXN , VNDA , UTHR )

By Shiri Gupta

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Biotechnology industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Ligand Pharm (NASDAQ:LGND ) ranks first with a gain of 5.46%; Chemocentryx Inc (NASDAQ:CCXI ) ranks second with a gain of 4.83%; and Alexion Pharm (NASDAQ:ALXN ) ranks third with a gain of 2.61%.

Vanda Pharmaceut (NASDAQ:VNDA ) follows with a gain of 2.35% and United Therapeut (NASDAQ:UTHR ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 2.04%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of United Therapeut on July 31st, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $81.06. Since that recommendation, shares of United Therapeut have risen 3.9%. We continue to monitor United Therapeut for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance ligand pharm chemocentryx inc alexion pharm vanda pharmaceut united therapeut