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Anthem (ANTM) Tops Q4 EPS by 1c

January 28, 2015 6:01 AM

Anthem (NYSE: ANTM) reported Q4 EPS of $1.73, $0.01 better than the analyst estimate of $1.72. Revenue for the quarter came in at $18.78 billion versus the consensus estimate of $18.99 billion.

Medical enrollment totaled approximately 37.5 million members at December 31, 2014, an increase of approximately 1.8 million members, or 5.2 percent, from 35.7 million at December 31, 2013. Commercial & Specialty Business enrollment increased by 1.1 million medical members as the Company experienced growth in the National, Local Group, and Individual markets. Enrollment also grew in the Medicaid and Federal Employee Program business by 815,000 and 11,000, respectively, partially offset by a decline in the Medicare business of 37,000.

Medical enrollment decreased by 32,000 members, or 0.1 percent, sequentially during the fourth quarter of 2014, primarily due to enrollment losses in the Individual and Local Group businesses, partially offset by an increase in enrollment in the Medicaid business.

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