Human Genome Sciences, Oshkosh, Pfizer: U.S. Equity Preview

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in U.S. trading on Dec. 6. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

Human Genome Sciences Inc. (HGSI US): The Rockville, Maryland-based drugmaker’s Benlysta, the first new treatment for lupus in 52 years, needs more review by U.S. regulators before it may be approved for sale. The Food and Drug Administration extended the deadline for a decision to March 10. Human Genome is developing the drug together with GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK US).

Oshkosh Corp. (OSK US): The maker of all-terrain blast- proof trucks for the military was awarded a $413.2 million firm- fixed-price contract for 1,800 family of medium tactical vehicles for the Army National Guard, the U.S. Defense Department said on its website.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE US): The world’s biggest drugmaker plans to seek regulatory approval next year in Europe and the U.S. to sell bosutinib for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia.

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