The LABJ Stock Index was down for the week. The weighted LABJ index fell 3 percent to 234, with losers outpacing gainers 119 to 29. Seven companies closed the week unchanged.
Among stocks trading above $1, Santa Monica’s Kite Pharma Inc. was one of the week’s leading gainers. Shares were up 12 percent to close at $82.95.
Westwood wood processing and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer Rentech Inc., was among the week’s losing stocks. Shares of the company fell 44 percent for the week, closing at $3.37.