Investing.com - Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) reported first quarter earnings that Beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday and revenue that fell short of forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $1.33 on revenue of $5.09B. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $1.28 on revenue of $5.19B. That compared to EPS of $1.34 on revenue of $5.7B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $1.33 on revenue of $6.44B in the previous quarter.
Eli Lilly follows other major Healthcare sector earnings this month
On April 16, J&J reported first quarter EPS of $2.1 on revenue of $20.02B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $2.04 on revenue of $19.61B.
Novartis ADR earnings Beat analysts' expectations on April 24, with first quarter EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $11.11B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.11 on revenue of $11.09B
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