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CVS Health Corp. Q4 Income Rises

CVS Health Corp. (CVS) released earnings for its fourth quarter that climbed from last year.

The company said its bottom line climbed to $1.95 billion, or $1.92 per share. This was up from $1.83 billion, or $1.71 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.89 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 5.3% to $48.39 billion. This was up from $45.97 billion last year.

CVS Health Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $1.95 Bln. vs. $1.83 Bln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 6.6%
-EPS (Q4): $1.92 vs. $1.71 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 12.3%
-Analysts Estimate: $1.89
-Revenue (Q4): $48.39 Bln vs. $45.97 Bln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 5.3%

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