Pfizer's quarterly profit more than doubles

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The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's third-quarter profit more than doubled, while revenue remained largely flat.

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The largest U.S. drugmaker posted net income of $2.84 billion, or 47 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $1.36 billion, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $13.17 billion from $13.05 billion. (Reporting by Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

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