Health Care Sector Update for 05/17/2018: VRX, VBLT, SNDX

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Top Health Care stocks:

JNJ: -0.3%

PFE: +0.3%

ABT: flat

MRK: flat

AMGN: flat

Health care shares were mostly unchanged ahead of the bell on Thursday.

Expected movers:

- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International ( VRX ): indirect subsidiary, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, launches a sale of $750 million of its unsecured senior notes due 2027

- Vascular Biogenics ( VBLT ): Logs wider Q1 loss versus year ago

- Syndax Pharmaceuticals ( SNDX ): reports potential of entinostat in combination with pembrolizumab to treat certain types of lung, skin and colorectal cancers

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This article appears in: Investing , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: VBLT , SNDX

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