Health Care Sector Update for 02/13/2018: JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN, ABC, GNC, LLY, DARE, HCM, CLLS, BDX

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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: +0.03%

PFE: flat

ABT: flat

MRK: +0.2%

AMGN: flat

Health care shares were lower ahead of the bell on Tuesday.

Expected movers:

- AmerisourceBergen ( ABC ): Walgreens ( WBA ) said to make takeover approach

- GNC Holdings ( GNC ): China's Harbin Pharmaceutical invests $300 million in company; enters JV

- Eli Lilly ( LLY ): phase 3 trial for Taltz in ankylosing spondylitis meets endpoints

- Dare Bioscience ( DARE ): plans to sell shares, warrants in public offering

Other news:

- Hutchison China MediTech (HCM): completes enrollment in phase 3 trial of Fruquintinib in lung cancer

- Cellectis (CLLS): gets two US patents for CRISPR use in T-cells

- Becton, Dickinson (BDX): receives FDA pre-market approval for HPV test

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This article appears in: Investing , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: ABC , WBA , GNC , LLY , DARE

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