Health Care Flat After Merger, Sanofi Earnings -- Health Care Roundup

Shares of health-care companies were more or less flat amid merger activity.

Laboratory Corp. of America agreed to buy Chiltern International for $1.2 billion in a move to grow its stake in the drug development and contract-research niche.

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French drug maker Sanofi was more or less flat after it reported quarterly profit in line with analyst expectations and boosted its earnings projection for 2017.

-Rob Curran,

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July 31, 2017 16:44 ET (20:44 GMT)