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Sector Update: Health Care

· 02/05/2021 03:56

08:51 AM EST, 02/05/2021 (MT Newswires) -- Health care stocks were advancing premarket Friday. The Health Care SPDR (XLV) was 0.47% higher and the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (IBB) was up 0.66%.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) was advancing by more than 2% after posting Q4 adjusted earnings of $9.53 per diluted share, up from $7.50 a year ago. Analysts polled by Capital IQ expected $8.29.