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Anthem Reports Q4 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $2.44


Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2018 RESULTS REFLECTING STRONG CORE PERFORMANCE.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.44.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.61.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $2.20 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.Q4 REVENUE $23.3 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $23.35 BILLION.FULL YEAR 2019 NET INCOME IS EXPECTED TO BE GREATER THAN $18.00 PER SHARE.FULL YEAR 2019 ADJUSTED NET INCOME IS EXPECTED TO BE GREATER THAN $19.00 PER SHARE.FULL YEAR 2019 MEDICAL MEMBERSHIP IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 40,900,000 - 41,300,000.QUARTERLY DIVIDEND INCREASED BY 6.7% TO $0.80 PER SHARE.QTRLY MEDICAL ENROLLMENT DECLINED BY 361 THOUSAND MEMBERS FROM 40.3 MILLION MEMBERS AT DECEMBER 31, 2017.FULL YEAR 2019 OPERATING REVENUE IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $100.0 BILLION, INCLUDING PREMIUM REVENUE OF $90.5 BILLION - $92.5 BILLION.FULL YEAR 2019 BENEFIT EXPENSE RATIO IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 86.2% PLUS OR MINUS 30 BASIS POINTS.FULL YEAR 2019 FULLY-INSURED MEMBERSHIP IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 15,500,000 - 15,700,000.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $17.61, REVENUE VIEW $97.65 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.BENEFIT EXPENSE RATIO WAS 86.8 PERCENT IN Q4, DOWN 180 BASIS POINTS FROM 88.6 PERCENT IN PRIOR YEAR QUARTER.FULL YEAR 2019 SELF-FUNDED MEMBERSHIP IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 25,400,000 - 25,600,000.ANTICIPATES LOCAL GROUP MEDICAL COST TREND WILL BE IN RANGE OF 6.0% +/- 50 BPS IN 2019.INGENIORX NOW SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH IN 2Q 2019. 

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17 Jul 2019