WellPoint Shares Fall

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WellPoint (WLP ) posted 92 cents, vs. $1.47 fourth-quarter earnings per share (including items) on a 59% rise in total operating revenue. The company sees $1.82 first-quarter earnings per share and $7.75 2005 earnings per share on operating revenue of about $45.7 billion. S&P reiterates strong buy and raises its target price.

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