Novartis beats expectations for third quarter

Core earnings per share ended the period at a higher level than analysts' estimates for Novartis's Q3.

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Novartis finishes the third quarter of the year better than analysts had anticipated, including outperforming in core earnings per share (EPS), reports Bloomberg News.

Consensus estimates collected by Bloomberg News put Novartis's net sales at USD 13bn, but Novartis has marginally exceeded that figure with reported Q3 net sales figures of USD 13.03bn.

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