Health Care Sector Update for 04/29/2019: TTNP, DOVA, PHG, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN

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Top Health Care Stocks:

JNJ: -0.12%

PFE: +0.18%

ABT: +0.03%

MRK: -0.23%

AMGN: Flat

Monday pre-market saw mixed health care heavyweights.

In other sector news:

(-) Titan Pharmaceuticals ( TTNP ) was over 2% lower after saying the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use is recommending the European Commission grant a marketing authorization for the medicinal product Sixmo, the brand name for the Probuphine implant, which is indicated for substitution treatment for opioid dependence.

(+) Dova Pharmaceuticals ( DOVA ) was up almost 2% after saying the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive opinion on the use of Doptelet to treat severe thrombocytopenia in adult patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) who are scheduled to undergo an invasive procedure.

(+) Koninklijke Philips N.V ( PHG ) was 2% higher as i t report ed Q1 adjusted income from continuing operations of EUR0.29 per share ($0.32), up from EUR0.23 a year ago and topping the estimate of EUR0.19 from Capital IQ.

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This article appears in: Investing , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: TTNP , DOVA , PHG , JNJ , PFE

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