Shares of pharma giant AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) rose slightly today -- despite reporting mediocre third quarter earnings. Year-over-year revenue dropped, and sales took a hit after some of the company's high profile drugs lost patent protection this year.

In the following video, health care analysts Max Macaluso and David Williamson discuss these results, AstraZeneca's new CEO, and one of AstraZeneca's potential acquisition targets -- Amarin (NASDAQ:AMRN).

 

 

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