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Health Care Sector Update for 11/06/2019: SUPN, GWPH, HUM, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN

Top Health Care Stocks:

JNJ: Flat

PFE: +0.40%

ABT: Flat

MRK: +0.34%

AMGN: Flat

Top health care stocks were flat to higher pre-market Wednesday.

Moving stocks include:

(-) Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN), which was down more than 25% after it booked Q3 earnings per share of $0.54, up from $0.52 a year ago but missing the $0.62 GAAP estimate from analysts polled by Capital IQ.

(-) GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) was retreating by almost 12% even after it narrowed its net loss to $0.04 per share in Q3 from $0.23 per share a year earlier, a smaller loss than analysts' estimates of $0.07 loss per share in a Capital IQ poll.

(+) Humana (HUM) was up more than 2% after it reported Q3 adjusted earnings of $5.03 per share, up from $4.58 per share in the year-ago period and well above the average forecast of $4.56 per share from Capital IQ-polled analysts.

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