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CVS Health (CVS) earnings Q3 2021

A customer walks towards the entrance of a CVS Health Corp. store in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCVS Health on Wednesday beat expectations for fiscal third-quarter earnings as the company got a boost from filling more prescriptions and giving more Covid-19 vaccines.The company raised its forecast for the year, saying it expects adjusted earnings per share of $7.90 to $8.00, from $7.70 to $7.80. Before adjustments, however, that guidance was revised downward to between $6.13 to $6.23 from $6.35 to $6.45 previously.Shares of the company fell about 1% in premarket trading.Here’s what the company reported for the three-month period ended Sept. 30, compared with what analysts were expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:Earnings per share: $1.97 adjusted vs. $1.78 expectedRevenue: $73.79 billion vs. $70.49 billion expectedCVS reported third-quarter net income of $1.59 billion, or $1.20 per share, down from $1.22 billion, or 93 cents per share, a year earlier.Excluding items, it earned $1.97 per share, more than the $1.78 per share expected by analysts surveyed by Refinitiv.Revenue jumped to $73.79 billion from $67.06 billion a year earlier, outpacing expectations of $70.49 billion.As of Tuesday’s close, shares of CVS were up about 33% this year. Shares touched a 52-week high on Tuesday, but closed at $91.15. The company’s market value is $120.28 billion.Read the company’s press release here.

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