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Last $134.95 USD
Change Today +0.06 / 0.04%
Volume 117.0K
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bio-rad laboratories-a (BIO) Key Developments

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. provided earnings guidance for the year 2015. Looking to 2015, the company estimates that CapEx spending will be in the $130 million to $140 million range, as it continue to invest in its global ERP system and facilities. The combined result of opportunities and challenges leads the company to the expectation of sales growth in 2015 similar to 2014. That is, around 3% on a currency-neutral basis for the full year. The combined result of opportunities and challenges leads to the expectation of sales growth in 2015 similar to 2014. That is, around 3% on a currency-neutral basis for the full year. In sum, consolidated currency-neutral outlook for full year gross margin is to be around 55% despite price pressure across several product lines and regions, and outlook for the currency-neutral operating margin is to be around 9% for the full year.

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2014

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues were $598.2 million, a decrease of 0.7% compared to $602.6 million reported for the fourth quarter of 2013. On a currency-neutral basis, quarterly revenues increased 4.6% compared to the same period in 2013. Fourth-quarter gross margin was 53.1% compared to 53.6% during the same quarter in 2013. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $39.0 million, or $1.34 per share on a fully diluted basis, compared to $30.1 million, or $1.04 per share during the same period in 2013. The effective tax rate for the fourth quarter of 2014 of 14.7% was significantly lower than the effective tax rate for the fourth quarter of 2013 of 32.3% mainly due to the reinstatement of the 2014 U.S. research & development tax credit and releases of valuation allowances and tax reserves. Income from operations was $50,586,000 compared to $52,317,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $45,746,000 compared to $44,510,000 a year ago. For the full year of 2014, sales were $2,175.0 million compared to $2,132.7 million in 2013, an increase of 2.0%, or 3.3% on a currency neutral basis. Full-year gross margin was 54.2% compared to 55.3% reported in 2013. The net decline in gross margin is largely attributable to $11.6 million resulting from plant closures and product line discontinuations. Full-year net income in 2014 was $88.8 million, or $3.05 per share on a fully diluted basis, compared to $77.8 million, or $2.69 per share in 2013. The change in net income was primarily due to a reduction of $18.7 million of annual interest expense in 2014 arising from the redemption of Senior Subordinated Notes in September 2013 and $15.0 million less in settlement costs associated with the FCPA matter. Income from operations was $149,984,000 compared to $169,456,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $131,557,000 compared to $112,385,000 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $273,312,000 compared to $169,136,000 a year ago. Payments for acquisitions and long-term investments were $44,627,000 compared to $72,054,000 a year ago.

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 26, 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 2:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time on Feb 26, 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 26, 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 26, 2015

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Presents at Leerink's Global Healthcare Conference, Feb-11-2015 01:00 PM

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Presents at Leerink's Global Healthcare Conference, Feb-11-2015 01:00 PM. Venue: Waldorf Astoria New York, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Christine A. Tsingos, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Norman D. Schwartz, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President.

 

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