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Health Care Sector Update for 02/11/2016: SHPG, TEVA

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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: flat

PFE: -1.5%

ABT: flat

MRK: flat

AMGN: -2.6%

Health-care shares were mainly unchanged in pre-market trade on Thursday.

In health-care stocks news, Shire ( SHPG ) American depository shares were higher in recent pre-market trade after the pharmaceutical company reported Q4 results that exceeded estimates.

American depository shares were 2.9% higher at $158.40 pre-bell. The company has traded between $147.85 and $270.63 over the past 52 weeks.

And Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( TEVA ), an Israeli pharmaceutical company, posted Q4 results that topped expectations but said the closing of the acquisition of Actavis' generics division may be slightly delayed.

Shares in the company were 3.5% lower at $54.90 pre-bell. The company has traded between $54.17 and $72.31 over the past 52 weeks.

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