Top Health-care stocks:
Health-care shares were mixed in pre-market trade Wednesday.
In health-care stocks news, Hospira (
), which provides injectable drugs and infusion technologies,
reported Q2 adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.72 and net
sales for Q2 were $1.1 billion.
The Street expected earnings of $0.57 per share on revenue of
$1.1 billion, according to Capital IQ. GAAP Q2 earnings per share
And, Humana (
) has reported Q2 results that were in line with the Street view on
EPS and beat projections on total revenues, fueled by membership
growth in the Retail and Employer segments.
The company reported Q2 EPS of $2.19, down from $2.63 in Q2 2013
but in line with analyst estimates. Total revenues were $12.22
billion, up from $10.32 billion in Q2 2013 and surpassing analyst
expectations of $11.94 billion.
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