8 out of 12 S&P 500 healthcare companies beat profit consensus this week: Earnings Scorecard

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This week, the healthcare sector saw 12 companies reporting their quarterly earnings, with 8 of them beating their bottom-line numbers for the quarter.

S&P 500 healthcare index (NYSEARCA:XLV) traded up about 2% in the last 5 days, almost in-line with the