(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co
Lilly on Wednesday said it earned $1.21 billion, or $1.11 per share in the second quarter. That compared with $924 million, or 83 cents per share, a year earlier.
Excluding special items, Lilly earned $1.16 per share. Analysts on average had forecast $1.00 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
(Reporting by Ransdell Pierson; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)
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