Investing.com - Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) reported second quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday and revenue that topped forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $3.25 on revenue of $1.09B. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $2.87 on revenue of $1.03B. That compared to EPS of $2.76 on revenue of $909.3M (NYSE:MMM) in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $2.61 on revenue of $973.7M in the previous quarter.
Intuitive Surgical shares gained 1.54% to trade at $544.88 in after-hours trade following the report.
Intuitive Surgical follows other major Healthcare sector earnings this month
On Tuesday, J&J reported second quarter EPS of $2.58 on revenue of $20.56B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $2.44 on revenue of $20.29B.
Novartis ADR earnings beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, with second quarter EPS of $1.34 on revenue of $11.76B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $11.51B
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