Medtech stocks continue to fluctuate amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with a significant dip in the shares belonging to the industry’s biggest names.
MassDevice’s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — sat at 81.88 points at the end of last week (June 26). That total represents a -3.7% decrease from the 85.00-point total at the same time a week prior (June 19), demonstrating another downturn after a 3.5% bump just one week before.
Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Index experienced a -2.9% drop from June 19 to June 26, and the Dow Jones Index fared slightly worse with a -3.3% decrease over the same period of time. Both indexes mirrored the medtech industry’s changes, having each posted marginal increases the week before.
Medtech’s lowest point during the COVID-19 pandemic remains at 62.13 on March 23. Since then, the industry’s stocks have experienced 31.8% growth in total. Stocks in the industry remai…