- Robert W. Baird & Co. 2012 Health Care Conference in New York City at 10:45 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.
- Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference 2012 in Boston at 4:25 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, September 6, 2012.
The New Brunswick, N.J.-based company noted that its pharma sales dipped due to weakness in the U.S. compared to other markets.
The pharmaceutical giant has an attractive yield supported by double-digit earnings growth.
Ludwig Hantson takes over the top Alexion job after serving as CEO of Baxalta, which he helped sell to Shire for $32 billion.
Insys Therapeutics, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical and Alexion Pharmaceuticals were among the biotech stock movers in premarket trading on Thursday.