Top Health Care Stocks:
Leading health care stocks were mixed in Tuesday's pre-market trading .
Stocks moving on news include:
(-) Zafgen ( ZFGN ), which was slumping by more than 25% after saying its Q4 net loss was $14.6 million, or a $0.39 loss per share, compared with the net loss of $13.1 million, or a $0.48 loss per share, beating consensus estimates of a $0.44 loss per share.
(+) Akebia Therapeutics ( AKBA ) was gaining more than 23% in value after reporting that two phase 3 studies evaluating vadadustat, an investigational oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor, in Japanese patients with anemia due to chronic kidney disease (CKD) have met their primary endpoints, which were related to mean hemoglobin levels.
(+) HEXO ( HEXO ) was up more than 2% after saying it has become the first cannabis producer to join the Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC), an industry association that helps its members deliver safe and affordable products.
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