Health Care Sector Update for 08/14/2017: BHVN

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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: +0.3%

PFE: +0.7%

ABT: +0.2%

MRK: +0.4%

AMGN: +0.5%

Health-care shares were mainly higher in pre-market trade on Monday.

In health-care stocks news, Biohaven Pharmaceutical ( BHVN ) said Monday its Q2 net loss was $1.78 per share, wider than its $0.55 per share loss a year ago. Four analysts polled by Capital IQ had expected an adjusted loss of $0.62 per share, but this may not be comparable.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $24.40 in early trade. The stock has traded between $17 and $29.50 over the past 52 weeks.

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