The New York-based company said it had profit of $1.77 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $2.39 per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.66 per share.
The insurer posted revenue of $16.91 billion in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $17.09 billion.