Investors Ride 5 Healthcare Earnings Rollercoaster Rides

Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 15.96% to $0.79 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.94 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 29.26% to $1.1 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.79 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.81. It beat the average revenue estimate of $924.01 million.

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Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 11.86% to $0.66 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.59 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.87% to $1.97 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Motorola, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.66 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.66. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.05 billion.

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Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 11.11% to $0.90 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.81 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 4.27% to $1.53 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Omnicare Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.90 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.87. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.54 billion.

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Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 4.04% to $1.03 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.99 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.34% to $2.19 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Stryker Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.03 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.01. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.2 billion.

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United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ:UTHR) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 7.75% to $1.19 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.29 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 20.04% to $245.14 million from the year-earlier quarter.

United Therapeutics Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.19 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $1.47. It beat the average revenue estimate of $241.14 million.

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