CVS Health beats quarterly profit estimates on lower medical costs
Feb 8 (Reuters) - CVS Health (CVS.N) beat quarterly profit estimates on Wednesday, as a decline in hospitalizations from COVID-19 helped bring down medical costs at its Aetna insurance business.
The company posted an adjusted profit of $1.99 per share, above estimates of $1.92 per share, according to Refinitiv IBES data.
CVS reaffirmed its full-year adjusted profit forecast of between $8.70 and $8.90 per share.
Reporting by Raghav Mahobe and Bhanvi Satija in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli
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