Friday, 30 September 2016

First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index Fund

AMEX : FBT

98.50
29 Sep 16 00:00
Change:
 2.81
Open:
101.10
High:
101.22
Ask:
45.94
Volume:
41,600
Change(%):
2.77
Prev:
101.31
Low:
98.41
Bid:
43.57
Avg vol:
0
Latest News
  • United Therapeutics Makes Novel Technologies a Priority

    06:39 | 31/8/16
    Market Realist
    If these novel technologies prove successful, United Therapeutics' share price could rise along with the price of the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index ETF (FBT). United Therapeutics makes up around 3.5% of FBT's total portfolio holdings. more»
  • Pfizer's Medivation Acquisition: What You Need to Know

    02:37 | 23/8/16
    Market Realist
    On August 22, Medivation (MDVN) and Pfizer (PFE) entered into a definitive agreement. Pfizer will acquire Medivation for a consideration of ~$14 billion, translating $81.50 per share for Medivation. more»
  • Is BioMarin Set to Become Profitable in 2017?

    03:22 | 1/8/16
    Market Realist
    To avoid excessive company-specific risks but at the same time enjoy exposure to BioMarin, you can invest in the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology ETF (FBT). BioMarin accounts for 3.3% of FBT's total holdings. Other major holdings in the fund include ... more»
  • Strong Growth for Soliris in 2Q16

    06:45 | 30/7/16
    Market Realist
    Soliris is exposed to the major risk of its first patent expiry, which will happen in 2020. However .... Risk-averse investors can consider the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT), which has ~3.3% of its total assets in Alexion. In the ... more»
  • Is Vertex Pharmaceuticals Exposed to Drug Pricing Risks?

    08:37 | 22/7/16
    Market Realist
    For a more conservative investment strategy, you can choose to invest in the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index ETF (FBT), which holds ~3.7% of its total assets in Vertex Pharmaceuticals. FBT also holds Medivation (MDVN), BioMarin ... more»
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