Health Care Stocks Down Ahead Of Earnings - Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies ticked down as traders hedged their bets on the outlook for earnings in the sector. Biotech concern Ultragenyx agreed to buy smaller rival Dimension Therapeutics for $151 million in cash. Directors of dental equipment company Dentsply Sirona forced out its top three executives after a $14.5 billion merger completed last year ran into trouble, The Wall Street Journal reported.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 03, 2017 16:19 ET (20:19 GMT)