Top Health Care Stocks:
Top health care stocks were mixed pre-market Wednesday.
Stocks moving on news include:
(+) OncoSec Medical (ONCS), which was climbing nearly 20% after announcing a collaborative research agreement with Duke University School of Medicine to evaluate the use of OncoSec's TAVOPLUS (enhanced IL-12 DNA-plasmid) in combination or sequence with a HER2-plasmid vaccine administered with OncoSec's novel intratumoral delivery system.
(+) TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) was more than 5% higher as it signed a binding commitment letter with TPG Sixth Street Partners for a $300 million non-dilutive secured term loan financing facility, to be available in three tranches.
In other sector news:
(+) Abbott Laboratories (ABT) was up slightly after saying its Q1 adjusted diluted EPS rose to $0.63 from $0.59 a year ago, narrowly beating the $0.62 average estimate from analysts polled by Capital IQ.