Hurricane Sandy Hits Health Care Earnings

With markets closed today and Hurricane Sandy ravaging the Eastern Seaboard, investors looking forward to earnings reports from Pfizer (NYSE: PFE  ) , Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX  ) , Dendreon (Nasdaq: DNDN  ) , and Acorda Therapeutics (Nasdaq: ACOR  ) will have to wait a little longer for their quarterly dose of financial metrics. Pfizer and Vertex have moved their release dates from Monday to Thursday. Accorda and Dendreon have delayed their previously scheduled Tuesday releases to Wednesday and Friday, respectively.

Still, there's no shortage of companies scheduled to release results in spite of the weather. While it remains likely that more delays will be announced, at the time of this writing, nine companies are scheduled to report today and 25 are scheduled for tomorrow.

Below is a list of scheduled health care industry earnings releases, according to Thomson Reuters StreetEvents.

Monday, Oct. 29: 
ARRY, CHE, KND, LIFE, LMNX, OMI, FVE, HAE, MNKD.

Tuesday, Oct. 30:
ASTX, CERS, CRL, CSII, CYH, DVA, EPOC, GERN, MASI, MDAS, ONXX, PRXL, THRX, UAM, UHS, AGN, AVEO, CAH, CRVL, IPXL, MDSO, SPNC, CTIC, EXAC, EXAS.

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