Johnson & Johnson and 4 Important Healthcare Stocks You Must Analyze After Earnings

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) delivered a profit, YET came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Net income increased 1078.9% to $2.57 billion (91 cents per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $218 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 8.58% to $17.65 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Johnson & Johnson reported adjusted net income of $1.19 cents per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.17. It missed the average revenue estimate of $17.67 billion.

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Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) reported its results for the third quarter. Net income for Waters Corporation fell to $99.1 million ($1.12 per share) vs. $101.3 million ($1.10 per share) a year earlier. This is a decline of 2.1% from the year-earlier quarter. Revenue fell 1% to $450 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Waters Corporation fell short of the mean analyst estimate of $1.16 per share. It fell short of the average revenue estimate of $459.3 million.

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Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Net income increased 15.67% to $174.9 million ($4.25 per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $151.2 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 22.64% to $609.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. reported adjusted net income of $4.25 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $4.04. It beat the average revenue estimate of $584.36 million.

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WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Net income increased 38.44% to $464.2 million ($1.51 per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $335.3 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 0.31% to $15.27 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

WellPoint Inc. reported adjusted net income of $1.51 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.95. It missed the average revenue estimate of $15.28 billion.

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St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND met the revenue expectation. Net income decreased -4% to $120 million (92 cents per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $125 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 2.62% to $1.37 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

St. Jude Medical Inc. reported adjusted net income of 92 cents per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.9. It met the average revenue estimate of $1.37 billion.

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