BRIEF-Jean Coutu Group PJC Q1 earnings per share C$0.27

Tue Jul 5, 2016 7:22am EDT
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July 5 (Reuters) - Jean Coutu Group PJC Inc :

* Q1 earnings per share C$0.27

* Demographic trends are expected to contribute to growth in prescription drugs consumption

* Demographic trends expected to contribute to increased use of pharmaceuticals as primary intervention in individual healthcare

* Additional generic drugs price decreases would reduce oiba of subsidiary pro doc

* Revenues increased by 1.6% to $723.6 million during Q1 of fiscal year 2017 compared with same quarter last year

* Q1 earnings per share view C$0.28, revenue view C$691.3 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)