Manufacturer of goods in the healthcare sector Johnson & Johnson reported a profit for the III quarter of the current year in the amount of 5.2 billion dollars, or up to 1.9 $ per share.
The company’s revenues grew by 10% to 19.7 billion dollars.
Analysts predicted profit of Johnson & Johnson at 1.8 $ per share and revenues in the amount of 19.29 billion.
The company also raised its annual forecast for earnings per share to 7.25-7.3 with $ 7.12-7.22 USD and expectations for income in the range of 76.1-76.5 billion with a 75.8-76.1 billion dollars.
After the publication of the quarterly reports during premarket trading on the shares of Johnson & Johnson rose 1.7%.