FKnol.com

Financial Knowledge & Information Portal

Best Performing Biotech Stocks of 2019

Updated May 3, 2019
Biotech, or biotechnology, is defined as the exploitation and use of biological processes for industrial, commercial and other requirements, especially the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the generation, production and development of medicinal elements like antibiotics and hormones which can be used for therapeutic use. It is the technology that uses biological systems, living organisms or their parts to build and develop different products. The specialized sub-sector falls within the larger health care sector and involves activities like drug development, research, manufacturing and marketing in the field of biotech.
Among the big basket of Biotech stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Biotech stocks?
This article provides a list of Biotech stocks which have generated the highest returns in the year 2019 so far. till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Biotech stocks between the end of the previous year and May 3, 2019, and the top 10 return generating Biotech stocks are listed below.
This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.

Top Biotech Stocks With Highest Returns

Top 10 Biotech Stocks All Biotech Stocks All Biotech ETFs Top Dividend-paying Biotech Stocks
The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Biotech sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) ARCA biopharma, Inc. (ABIO) 2) Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NAVB) 3) Advaxis, Inc. (ADXS) 4) Bioblast Pharma Ltd. (ORPN) 5) Midatech Pharma PLC (MTP)
 6) BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX) 7) Auris Medical Holding AG (EARS) 8) Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RNN) 9) Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (AXSM) 10) CorMedix Inc (CRMD)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 492 Biotech stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Biotech ETFs.
Top 10 Biotech Stocks All Biotech Stocks All Biotech ETFs Top Dividend-paying Biotech Stocks

Performance of Top Biotech Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

ARCA biopharma

ARCA biopharma, Inc. (ARCA), incorporated on March 16, 2004, is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is principally focused on developing genetically-targeted therapies for cardiovascular diseases. The Companys lead product candidate ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Colorado, CO-based ARCA biopharma, Inc. (ABIO) belongs to the Health Care sector and is categorized as a Biotech In Vitro In Vivo Diagnostics company. The stock of ARCA biopharma ended the previous year at a price of $0.34 per share. As of May 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $10.9 apiece, which indicates a change of 3105.88 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Biotech for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $4.64 million. It has now changed to $11.99 million as of writing. ARCA biopharma continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Navidea BioPharma

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Navidea), incorporated on April 28, 1988, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of precision immunodiagnostic agents and immunotherapeutics. The Company is developing multiple ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number two in the coveted list is held by Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NAVB) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Ohio, OH, the Health Care sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Biotech In Vitro In Vivo Diagnostics. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Navidea BioPharma has so far gained 2310 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $0.1 per share and year-to-date price of $2.41 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $18.66 million to $24.17 million. The stock of Navidea BioPharma continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Advaxis

Advaxis, Inc., incorporated on February 28, 2002, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm)-Listeriolysin O (LLO) cancer immunotherapies. These immunotherapies are ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Advaxis, Inc. (ADXS) was successful in generating YTD returns of 1778.95 percentage which helped it gain the number three spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the New Jersey, NJ-based Advaxis closed at a price of $0.19 per share, while it traded at a price of $3.57 per share as of May 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $13.24 million to $28.58 million during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Health Care industry sector and further specialized as a Major Pharmaceuticals sector business.

Bioblast Pharma

Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. (BioBlast), incorporated on January 22, 2012, is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the identification, licensing, acquisition, development and commercialization of drugs for ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Bioblast Pharma Ltd. (ORPN) has moved by 1393.51 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number four among the top performing stocks. The Health Care sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $0.77 apiece to the price of $11.5 per share between the end of December of the previous year and May 3, 2019. The smart run of the Israel-based Major Pharmaceuticals sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $2.6 million to $4.83 million over the same duration.

Midatech Pharma

Midatech Pharma PLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing products in oncology and immunotherapy in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates throug ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $3.79 million to $41.38 million during the given months of the year 2019 and the share price change from $0.15 per share to a price of $2 per share as of May 3, 2019, Midatech Pharma PLC (MTP) was successful in generating YTD returns of 1233.33 percentage. Standing at the number five rank in the top performing list of Biotech stocks, the Abingdon, -based Midatech Pharma is categorized as the Major Pharmaceuticals sub-sector business which falls under the larger Health Care sector.

BioPharmX

BioPharmX Corporation, incorporated on April 24, 2014, is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on utilizing its drug delivery technologies to develop and commercialize prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $0.11 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $1.2 per share as of May 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 990.91 percentage. The California, CA-headquartered Health Care sector company also saw its market value change from $22.96 million to $12.58 million. The Major Pharmaceuticals specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Auris Medical Holding AG

Auris Medical Holding AG, incorporated on April 15, 1998, is a holding and clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of products for the treatment of inner ear disorders. The ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Auris Medical Holding AG (EARS) generated percentage returns of 971.11 percent during the 2019 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $0.45 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $4.82 per share as of May 3, 2019. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $15.56 million to $9.04 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Health Care speciality business with further classification in the Major Pharmaceuticals sub-category. Based in Switzerland, the YTD performance of the Biotech sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes.

Rexahn Pharma

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc., incorporated on January 14, 2005, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of treatments for cancer. The Companys clinical-stage drug candidates in ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number eight spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Biotech sector is taken by Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RNN). The company's stock price changed from $0.92 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $6.18 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 571.74 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Maryland, MD-based Health Care sector company was from $44.9 million to $24.84 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Biotech sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Axsome Therapeutics

Axsome Therapeutics, Inc., incorporated on January 12, 2012, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing therapies for the management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, including ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The New York, NY-headquartered company Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (AXSM) is ranked number nine among the best performing stocks of Biotech of 2019. The Health Care sector business falls under the Major Pharmaceuticals industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2019, the stock price of Axsome Therapeutics has changed by 536.52 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $2.82 per share and year-to-date closing price of $17.95 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $84.07 million to $597.83 million during the same period. Along with Biotech, the company is also in the business of Health Care, Major Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, among other usual products and services. Axsome Therapeutics continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

CorMedix

CorMedix Inc., incorporated on July 28, 2006, is a commercial pharmaceutical and medical device company. The Company in-licenses, develops and commercializes prophylactic and therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The New Jersey, NJ-based Health Care sector company CorMedix Inc (CRMD) holds the ten spot among the best performing stocks of the Biotech sector. Classified as the Major Pharmaceuticals business, the stock price of CorMedix ended the previous year at a price of $1.29 per share while it reached the level of $7.95 apiece as of May 3, 2019 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 516.28%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $189.06 million. Few leading stock market index includes CorMedix in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.
This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.

Popular Investment Lists:

 ◐ Best Performing Fast Food Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Coffee Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Newspaper Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Transportation Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Precious Metals Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Mexican Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Indian Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Renewable Energy Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Russia Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Water Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Agriculture Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Airlines Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Blockchain Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Natural Resources Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Internet Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Bank Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Meat Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Gaming Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Biofuels Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Software Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing China Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Telecom Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Biotech Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Aluminum Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Low Volatility Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing REIT Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing 5G Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Dogs of the Dow Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Palladium Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Platinum Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Silver Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Gold Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Iron Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Steel Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Dow Jones Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing NASDAQ Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Top Companies By Market Value

 ◐ Market Cap of S&P 500 Companies of 2019-YTD

 ◐ See All Common Lists

Search This Site