Pedestrians pass in front of a CVS location in New York.
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CVS Health on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s estimates as its Aetna insurance business helped juice the company’s profit by 10%.
Here’s what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
- Earnings per share: $1.84, adjusted, vs. $1.77 expected
- Revenue: $63.81 billion vs. $62.99 billion expected
CVS reported net income of $1.53 billion, or $1.17 per share, up 10% from $1.39 billion, or $1.36 per share a year earlier. Excluding one-time items, such as a charge related to closing stores, CVS earned $1.84 per share, above the…