Pharmaceutical company AbbVie, Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) reported a sharp increase in third-quarter adjusted earnings. The bottom line topped expectations, while revenues missed. The company also provided guidance for fiscal 2022.
Total revenues increased 3.3% year-over-year to $14.81 billion, aided by a strong performance by the immunology and neuroscience segments. But the top line missed the Street view.
At $3.66 per share, adjusted net income was sharply higher than the $2.83 per share profit reported in the prior-year period, and above the consensus forecast. Third-quarter unadjusted profit increased to $3.95 billion or $2.21 per share from $3.18 billion or $1.78 per share in the third quarter of 2021.
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