The Biotech ETF (NASDAQ:BBH) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 38,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 29,000. Shares of BBH were up about 0.4% on the day.
Components of that ETF with the highest volume on Thursday were Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), trading down about 0.5% with over 1.4 million shares changing hands so far this session, and Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), up about 1.3% on volume of over 365,000 shares. Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) is the component faring the best Thursday, higher by about 2.5% on the day, while Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ:MYGN) is lagging other components of the Biotech ETF, trading lower by about 0.9%.
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