Health Care Sector Update for 09/18/2023: AVGR, BRTX, HSCS
Health care stocks were falling late Monday afternoon, with the NYSE Health Care Index down 0.3% and the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV) shedding 0.2%.
The iShares Biotechnology ETF (IBB) was decreasing 1.1%.
In corporate news, Avinger (AVGR) shares jumped past 47% after the medical device company launched its Tigereye ST image-guided chronic total occlusion crossing system.
Heart Test Laboratories (HSCS) filed a registration statement covering the potential sale of up to $50 million in various securities from time to time. Its shares fell almost 18%.