Health Care Sector Update for 02/04/2019: BLRX, EOLS, FENC, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN

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Top Health Care Stocks:

JNJ: -0.19%

PFE: -0.54%

ABT: Flat

MRK: -0.71%

AMGN: Flat

Health care stocks were flat to lower in pre-market trading Monday.

Early movers include:

(+) BioLineRx ( BLRX ), which was surging more than 31% after it said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to its lead oncology candidate, BL-8040 to treat pancreatic cancer.

(+) Evolus ( EOLS ) was climbing by more than 15 following its announcement that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its Jeuveau injectable product for the treatment of frown lines.

(+) Fennec Pharmaceuticals ( FENC ) was up over 8% as it secured a $12.5 million senior debt facility with Bridge Bank.

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