DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Q2 Profit Climbs

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (DVA) released earnings for its second quarter that climbed from last year.

The company's earnings totaled $294 million, or $2.64 per share. This compares with $202 million, or $1.62 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.18 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 1.7% to $2.92 billion from $2.87 billion last year.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $294 Mln. vs. $202 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.64 vs. $1.62 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.18
-Revenue (Q2): $2.92 Bln vs. $2.87 Bln last year.

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