Health Care Sector Update for 04/17/2018: JNJ, ARQL, AVXL, NVCR, CLVS

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Top Health care stocks:

JNJ: +0.9%

PFE: +0.4%

ABT: +1.2%

MRK: +1.9%

AMGN: +1.1%

Health care shares were higher ahead of the bell on Tuesday

Expected movers:

- Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ): posts Q1 beat

- ArQule ( ARQL ): out-licenses derazantinib to Switzerland's Basilea for up to $336 million

- Anavex Life Sciences ( AVXL ): to initiate phase 2 study of ANAVEX 2-73 in Parkinson's

- NovoCure ( NVCR ): reports positive results from cancer trial with tumor treating fields

- Clovis ( CLVS ): to raise $400 million in offering of convertible senior notes, common stock

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This article appears in: Investing , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: JNJ , ARQL , AVXL , NVCR , CLVS

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