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What to Expect from Johnson & Johnson and Gilead Sciences’ EPS

Margaret Patrick
What to Expect from Johnson & Johnson and Gilead Sciences’ EPS

In its first-quarter earnings press release, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has increased its fiscal 2019 adjusted diluted operational EPS guidance from the previously projected $8.65 to $8.80, which implies YoY growth of 5.7%–7.6%, to $8.73–$8.83, which implies a YoY rise of 6.7%–7.9%. The company also increased the lower end and narrowed its fiscal 2019 adjusted diluted EPS guidance from $8.50–$8.65.