The iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund ETF (AMEX:IXJ) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Friday, with over 80,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 63,000. Shares of IXJ were up about 0.6% on the day.
Components of that ETF with the highest volume on Friday were Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), trading down about 0.9% with over 4.3 million shares changing hands so far this session, and Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), up about 0.2% on volume of over 3.8 million shares. Eli Lilly & (NYSE:LLY) is the component faring the best Friday, up by about 4.1% on the day, while Prothena Plc Ord WI (NASDAQ:PRTA) is lagging other components of the iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund ETF, trading lower by about 4.1%.
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