Health Care Sector Update for 09/18/2017: DMTX

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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: +0.4%

PFE: flat

ABT: flat

MRK: -0.2%

AMGN: +0.3%

Health-care shares were mixed in pre-market trade Monday.

In health-care stocks news, Dimension Therapeutics ( DMTX ) shares were higher in recent pre-market trade after Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical ( RARE ) proposed to acquire all of Dimension’s outstanding shares of common stock for $5.50 per share, or approximately $138 million in cash.

Shares in the company were 9.5% higher at $4.60 in early trade. The stock has traded between $1.05 and $9.98 over the past 52 weeks.

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