DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Q4 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (DVA) revealed earnings for fourth quarter that fell from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $173.77 million, or $1.50 per share. This compares with $244.87 million, or $1.88 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Excluding items, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $193 million or $1.67 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.87 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 0.3% to $2.91 billion from $2.90 billion last year.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $193 Mln. vs. $242 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q4): $1.67 vs. $1.86 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.87
-Revenue (Q4): $2.91 Bln vs. $2.90 Bln last year.

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