West Pharmaceutical: Q4 Earnings Snapshot [Associated Press]

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EXTON, Pa. (AP) — EXTON, Pa. (AP) — West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $103 million .

On a per-share basis, the Exton, Pennsylvania -based company said it had net income of $1.36 . Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.77 per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.39 per share.

The medical device company posted revenue of $708.7 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $655.2 million .

For the year, the company reported profit of $585.9 million , or $7.73 per share. Revenue was reported as $2.89 billion .

West Pharmaceutical expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.25 to $7.40 per share, with revenue in the range of $2.94 billion to $2.96 billion .

This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research . Access a Zacks stock report on WST at https://www.zacks.com/ap/WST

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