Health Care Sector Update for 03/21/2017: MRK


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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: -0.1%

PFE: +0.3%

ABT: flat

MRK: flat

AMGN: +0.4%

Health-care shares were mixed in pre-market trade on Tuesday.

In health-care stocks news, Merck & Company's ( MRK ) Canada division said Tuesday its Zepatier (elbasvir/grazoprevir) for the treatment of Hepatitis C will be listed among the drugs covered by Quebec's health insurance board as of Wednesday.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $64.11 pre-bell. The stock has traded between $52.10 and $66.80 over the past 52 weeks.

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