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Health Care Sector Update for 10/27/2015: UTHR, TBPH

Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: flat

PFE: +2.8%

ABT: flat

MRK: +2.2%

AMGN: flat

Health-care shares were mixed in pre-market trade Tuesday

In health-care stocks news, United Therapeutics ( UTHR ) reported pre-market Tuesday improved Q3 adjusted earnings and revenues that beat consensus forecasts compiled by Capital IQ.

Shares were unchanged at $126.03 pre-bell, towards the lower end of the 52-week trading range between $117.88 and $190.29.

Theravance Biopharma ( TBPH ) and Trek Therapeutics said today that Trek has initiated a phase 2a clinical trial of an investigational hepatitis C treatment known as TD-6450.

Shares were also flat at $12.87 pre-bell, towards the lower end of the 52-week trading range between $10.56 and $22.

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