Novartis reported third-quarter 2014 earnings per share of $1.33, up 48% from the year-ago period. Core earnings per share came in at $1.37, up 10% from the year-ago period and beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.29.
Novartis AG (ADR)(NYSE:NVS) (TREND ANALYSIS) shares are still trading near the 52-week high of $102.59. The stock closed last trading session at $101.48, with a volume of 1,334,174 shares against an average volume for the last 3 months of 1,498,780.
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Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE:NVS) said three members of its executive committee will leave the health-care company following the completion of the sales of its animal health, OTC drugs, and vaccine units to Eli Lilly (LLY) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
On the deal between Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE:NVS) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Rundquist said that the deal is interesting for both the companies and the deal represents a new way to thinking in healthcare, by combining bio-technology healthcare ...