Investing.com - Merck&Co (NYSE:MRK) reported second quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday and revenue that topped forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $1.3 on revenue of $11.76B. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $1.16 on revenue of $10.95B. That compared to EPS of $1.06 on revenue of $10.47B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $1.22 on revenue of $10.82B in the previous quarter.
Merck&Co follows other major Healthcare sector earnings this month
On July 16, J&J reported second quarter EPS of $2.58 on revenue of $20.56B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $2.46 on revenue of $20.29B.
Novartis ADR earnings beat analysts' expectations on July 18, with second quarter EPS of $1.34 on revenue of $11.76B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $11.49B
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