Health Care Sector Update for 09/16/2019: ALDR, AIMT, KPTI, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN
Top Health Care Stocks:
Health care giants were mixed in Monday's pre-market trading.
Stocks moving on news include:
(+) Alder BioPharmaceuticals (ALDR), which was surging more than 83% after the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm said it had agreed to be acquired by the Danish drug maker Lundbeck for as much as DKK13 billion ($1.95 billion).
(+) Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT) was advancing by more than 5% after saying a special committee convened by the US Food and Drug Administration has voted to support the use of Palforzia in children and teens with peanut allergy.
(+) Karyopharm Therapeutics (KPTI) was 4% higher as it signed a royalty agreement with investment firm HealthCare Royalty Partners for up to $150 million to support the development and commercialization of Xpovio (selinexor), to treat patients with heavily pretreated multiple myeloma.
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