The medtech industry remains on the upswing as companies see their stocks rising with quarterly earnings providing a boost.
MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished last week (July 30) at 118.86 points. Two weeks ago aside — when the index shot up to 145.88 points and quickly tumbled down — this mark would be the index’s all-time best.
The total at the end of last week represents a 2.9% rise from the 115.54-point tally posted by the index at the end of last week (July 23).
Medtech’s performance continues to reflect an overall rebound from the struggles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, too. The industry has registered a 28.7% increase from the pre-pandemic high of 92.32 (set on Feb. 19, 2020). Moreover, it remains well ahead of the mid-pandemic low of 62.13 (March 23, 2020) as well, totaling a 91.3% ascent above that point.
The industry’s performance had no cor…