reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street's estimates by a penny.
The managed health care company reported third-quarter income of $23 million, or 14 cents a diluted share, compared with $22 million, or 13 cents a share, for the same period a year earlier. Analysts expected the company to earn 13 cents a share for the latest third quarter, according to a
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Total revenue for the quarter rose 2.3% to $2.62 billion from $2.56 billion a year ago.