People walk by a CVS Pharmacy store in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
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CVS Health on Wednesday lifted its earnings outlook for the year, after beating Wall Street’s expectations for the fiscal second quarter.
The health-care company said it now expects adjusted earnings per share for the full year to come in between $8.40 and $8.60, compared with its earlier estimate of between $8.20 and $8.40.
Shares were up about 4% in premarket trading.
Here’s what the company reported for the three-month period ended June 30, compared with what analysts were expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
- Earnings per share: $2.40 adjusted vs. $2.17 expected
- Revenue: $80.64 billion vs. $76.37 billion expected
On an unadjusted basis, CVS reported net income of $2.95 billion, or $2.23 per share, higher than the $2.78 billion, or $2.10 per share, a year earlier….