Health care stocks were little changed as the NYSE Health Care Index and health care companies in the S&P 500 hovered around the flat mark for the session. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Biotechnology index was down about 0.1%.
Among health care stocks moving on news:
(-) Allergan ( AGN ) fell 8% on Tuesday. The company reported Q3 financial results that topped analyst forecasts and raised its FY18 guidance.
In other sector news:
(+) Vistagen Therapeutics ( VTGN ) rose slightly after it narrowed its Q2 loss compared with the prior-year period.
(-) Pfizer ( PFE ) was falling less than 2% after the drugmaker reported mixed Q3 financial results and narrowed its full year outlook.
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