Health Care Sector Update for 02/06/2019: NVLN, AGLE, VNDA, JNJ, PFE, MRK, ABT, AMGN

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Top Health Care Stocks:

JNJ: -0.38%

PFE: -0.17%

ABT: Flat

MRK: -0.19%

AMGN: Flat

Health care stocks were flat to lower pre-bell Wednesday.

Stocks moving on news include:

(+) Novelion Therapeutics ( NVLN ), which was surging by more than 60% after saying its Aegerion Pharmaceuticals subsidiary has signed an agreement granting a commercialization license to Recordati Rare Diseases for its Juxtapid drug for the Japanese market.

(-) Aeglea BioTherapeutics ( AGLE ) was down more than 15% as it priced a public offering of 3.75 million common shares at $8 apiece.

(-) Vanda Pharmaceuticals ( VNDA ) was declining by more than 12% after its complaint against the Food and Drug Administration for allegedly requiring unnecessary studies that would result in the death of dozens of dogs.

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