Investors are Digesting These Healthcare Stock Earnings Insights

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 52.63% to $0.09 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.19 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.91% to $71.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.09 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.13. It missed the average revenue estimate of $80.71 million.

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Symmetry Medical, Inc. (NYSE:SMA) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 33.33% to $0.06 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.09 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 1.78% to $98.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Symmetry Medical, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.06 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.15. It missed the average revenue estimate of $106.04 million.

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HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 33.05% to $0.79 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.18 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 8.25% to $8.44 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

HCA Holdings Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.79 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.82. It missed the average revenue estimate of $8.61 billion.

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Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 45.07% to $0.39 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.71 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.26% to $196.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.39 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.45. It missed the average revenue estimate of $197.87 million.

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 4.82% to $0.87 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.83 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 7.3% to $339.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.87 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.86. It missed the average revenue estimate of $344.2 million.

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