HAMILTON, Bermuda — Athene Holding Ltd. (ATH) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.09 billion.

The Hamilton, Bermuda-based company said it had profit of $5.44 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $2.85 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.16 per share.

The company posted revenue of $8.64 billion in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $1.61 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $1.54 billion, or $8.34 per share. Revenue was reported as $5.33 billion.

Athene Holding shares have climbed slightly more than 6% since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 4% in the last 12 months.

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This story has been corrected to show that Athene is based in Hamilton, Bermuda, not Pembroke.