Aetna Inc.'s second-quarter profit jumped 52
The nation's third largest health insurer said Thursday that it now expects adjusted earnings of between $9.45 and $9.55 per share for the year, a big hike from its previous forecast for $8.80 to $9 per share.
FactSet says analysts expect earnings of $8.98 per share, on average.
Net income jumped to $1.2 billion from $791 million at the Hartford, Connecticut, insurer. Adjusted results
Analysts expected, on average, earnings of $2.37 per share in the second quarter on $15.24 billion in revenue.