Health Care Sector Update for 11/16/2018: HCM, VLRX, AZN, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN



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Top Health Care Stocks:

JNJ: Flat

PFE: -0.32%

ABT: -1.4%

MRK: Flat

AMGN: -0.6%

Health care stocks were mostly flat early Friday.

Stocks moving on news include:

(-) Hutchison China MediTech ( HCM ), which was down by more than 14% after it said that a phase 3 clinical trial on fruquintinib to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer failed to meet the primary endpoint of a significant increase in overall survival compared to placebo.

(-) Valeritas Holdings ( VLRX ) was falling more than 17% as the medical technology company priced an underwritten public offering of 75 million shares, of series A warrants to purchase 75 million shares, and of series B warrants to purchase 75 million shares.

(-) ADRs of AstraZeneca ( AZN ) were over 3% lower after the UK-based drug maker said results of a phase III trial for a non-small cell lung cancer treatment did not meet primary endpoints.


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