4 Winners and 1 Loser from This Week’s Earnings Storm

CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 38.71% to $1.72 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.24 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 20.55% to $8.18 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

CIGNA Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $1.72 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.43. It beat the average revenue estimate of $7.31 billion.

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Catamaran Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRX) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 61.54% to $0.42 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.26 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 87.51% to $3.22 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Catamaran Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.42 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.41. It missed the average revenue estimate of $3.53 billion.

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Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 6.11% to $1.39 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.31 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.46% to $2 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Becton, Dickinson and Company reported adjusted EPS income of $1.39 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.35. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.99 billion.

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NASDAQ:TEVA) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 23.81% to $1.12 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.47 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 3.94% to $4.9 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited reported adjusted EPS income of $1.12 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.1. It beat the average revenue estimate of $4.85 billion.

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Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 8.51% to $1.02 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.94 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 8.79% to $24.55 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Cardinal Health, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.02 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.95. It missed the average revenue estimate of $24.72 billion.

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