Sector Update: Healthcare

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Healthcare shares were mixed to higher in pre-market trade Wednesday.

In healthcare stocks news, Reliv International ( RELV ) reported that financial results for Q4 improved from the same quarter in the previous year, as the company's sales growth in the U.S. led to an increase in net sales worldwide in both Q3 and Q4.

The developer, manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements reported Q4 earnings of $0.04 per share, compared with the prior-year period's $0.03 per share. Revenue was $17.4 million, up from $16.9 million in the same quarter last year.

And, Pozen ( POZN ) edged higher in recent pre-market trade after reporting Q4 sales that exceeded analysts' expectations while the net loss was wider-than-expected.

The pharmaceutical company reported a Q4 loss of $0.07 per share compared to a $0.20 loss the year earlier, missing the $0.05 average loss expected by analysts polled by Capital IQ.



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