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Anthem (ANTM) Tops Q1 EPS by 88c; Guides In-Line

April 26, 2017 6:05 AM

Anthem (NYSE: ANTM) reported Q1 EPS of $4.68, $0.88 better than the analyst estimate of $3.80. Revenue for the quarter came in at $22.3 billion versus the consensus estimate of $21.27 billion.

“Our first quarter 2017 earnings represent a strong start to the year as membership and operating revenue came in above our expectations. The value proposition we bring to the marketplace is clearly resonating with consumers as we are committed to improving the quality and affordability of healthcare for our customers," said Joseph Swedish, president and chief executive officer.

“Our solid first quarter financial performance reflects continued momentum across our businesses that positions us well for future success, as reflected in our updated 2017 outlook,” said John Gallina, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

GUIDANCE:

Anthem sees FY2017 EPS of $11.60, versus the consensus of $11.58.

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