Annual Changes to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index

12/14/2019, 2:10 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)


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NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the results of the annual evaluation of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (Nasdaq:NBI), which will become effective prior to market open on Monday, December 23, 2019.

The following 40 securities will be added to the Index:

NasdaqADMAADMA Biologics Inc.
NasdaqADPTAdaptive Biotechnologies Corp.
NasdaqAFMDAffimed NV
NasdaqAKROAkero Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqALECAlector Inc.
NasdaqALLOAllogene Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqARDXArdelyx Inc.
NasdaqARVNArvinas Inc.
NasdaqASMBAssembly Biosciences Inc.
NasdaqAXNXAxonics Modulation Technologies Inc.
NasdaqAXSMAxsome Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqBBIOBridgeBio Pharma Inc.
NasdaqBCELAtreca Inc.
NasdaqBDSIBioDelivery Sciences International Inc.
NasdaqCGENCompugen Ltd.
NasdaqCHMAChiasma Inc.
NasdaqCSTLCastle Biosciences Inc.
NasdaqDTILPrecision BioSciences Inc.
NasdaqGHGuardant Health Inc.
NasdaqGMABGenmab A/S
NasdaqGOSSGossamer Bio Inc.
NasdaqGRTSGritstone Oncology Inc.
NasdaqKODKodiak Sciences Inc.
NasdaqKRTXKaruna Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqMGTXMeiraGTx Holdings plc
NasdaqMRNAModerna Inc.
NasdaqNGMNGM Biopharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqORTXOrchard Therapeutics plc
NasdaqOSMTOsmotica Pharmaceuticals PLC
NasdaqPRNBPrincipia Biopharma Inc.
NasdaqPRVLPrevail Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqPSNLPersonalis Inc.
NasdaqPTGXProtagonist Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqSRRKScholar Rock Holding Corp.
NasdaqSTOKStoke Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqTPTXTurning Point Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqTWSTTwist Bioscience Corp.
NasdaqXBITXBiotech Inc.
NasdaqYMABY-mAbs Therapeutics Inc.

The Index is designed to track the performance of a set of securities listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market® (NASDAQ®) that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).

As a result of the evaluation, the following 36 securities will be removed from the Index:

NasdaqABUSArbutus Biopharma Corp.
NasdaqACORAcorda Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqACRSAclaris Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqACRXAcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqADAPAdaptimmune Therapeutics Plc
NasdaqADMSAdamas Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqADROAduro Biotech Inc.
NasdaqAPTXAptinyx Inc.
NasdaqAQSTAquestive Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqASRTAssertio Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqAXGTAxovant Gene Therapies Ltd.
NasdaqCLVSClovis Oncology Inc.
NasdaqCNCEConcert Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqCRNXCrinetics Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqDBVTDBV Technologies SA
NasdaqELOXEloxx Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqFPRXFive Prime Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqKALAKala Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqKNSAKiniksa Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
NasdaqMNOVMediciNova Inc.
NasdaqNERVMinerva Neurosciences Inc.
NasdaqNVAXNovavax Inc.
NasdaqOCULOcular Therapeutix Inc.
NasdaqPRTKParatek Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqPTIProteostasis Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqREPLReplimune Group Inc.
NasdaqSBBPStrongbridge Biopharma PLC
NasdaqSTIMNeuronetics Inc.
NasdaqSURFSurface Oncology Inc.
NasdaqSVRASavara Inc.
NasdaqSYBXSynlogic Inc.
NasdaqTOCATocagen Inc.
NasdaqUMRXUnum Therapeutics Inc.
NasdaqVSTMVerastem Inc.
NasdaqXENEXenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NasdaqZFGNZafgen Inc.

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