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CVS Health beats on fourth-quarter earnings and revenue

February 12, 2020


CVS Health reported Wednesday fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street’s expectations, boosted by higher sales in its pharmacy benefit management business.

Here’s what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:

  • Adjusted EPS: $1.73 per share vs. $1.68 per share
  • Revenue: $66.9 billion vs. $63.97 billion expected

“As we work to transform the way health care is delivered to millions of Americans, we are driving continued business performance and generating positive momentum across the enterprise,” CVS President and CEO Larry Merlo said in a statement. “As a result of the significant progress we made in 2019, and meeting or exceeding our expectations for the year, we raised our outlook for 2020.”

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