More on WellPoint (WLP -3.7%) Q3: net profit +1.2% to $691.2M as operating margins improve to...

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More on WellPoint (WLP -3.7%) Q3: net profit +1.2% to $691.2M as operating margins improve to 6.6% from 6.4%, offsetting an increase in benefit-expense ratio to 85.4% from 85.1%. Medical enrollment -2.5% to 33.5M. Commercial business revenue -3.4% to $8.36B, consumer business +6.6% to $4.88B. Maintains FY EPS forecast at $7.30-$7.40, in line, but cuts revenue outlook slightly to $60.7B vs consensus of $61.1B.