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Last $18.36 USD
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Meridian Bioscience Inc., an integrated life science company, manufactures, develops, sells, and distributes diagnostic test kits. These are used primarily for respiratory, gastrointestinal, viral, and parasitic infectious diseases. It also makes and distributes bulk antigens, antibodies, and reagents used by researchers and other diagnostic manufacturers. In addition, it contract-manufactures proteins and other biologicals for biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies researching new drugs and vaccines. Its products and technologies are marketed to hospitals, reference labs, research centers, veterinary testing centers, physician offices, diagnostics manufacturers, and biotech companies in about 60 countries. Meridian, founded in 1976, is based in Cincinnati.

550 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/1/14
Founded in 1976

meridian bioscience inc (VIVO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of The Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $602.9K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $263.3K
Executive Vice President of Operations and In...
Total Annual Compensation: $408.9K
President of Meridian Bioscience Europe and M...
Total Annual Compensation: $356.7K
Executive Vice President and President of Mer...
Total Annual Compensation: $307.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

meridian bioscience inc (VIVO) Key Developments

Meridian Bioscience Elects Catherine Sazdanoff and John McIlwraith to its Board of Directors

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. announces that on August 11, 2015, the Board of Directors of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. elected two new independent directors, Catherine A. Sazdanoff and John C. McIlwraith, effective August 14, 2015. Ms. Sazdanoff is the CEO and President of Sazdanoff Consulting LLC. In addition, she is Strategic Advisor to mProve Health LLC. Mr. McIlwraith co-founded Allos Ventures in March 2010 and has served as a Managing Director there since that time. Prior to founding Allos Ventures, Mr. McIlwraith was a Managing Director of Blue Chip Venture Company which he joined in 1997.

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend for the Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2015, Payable on August 13, 2015; Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2015

The Board of Directors of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share for the third quarter ended June 30, 2015. The dividend is of record August 3, 2015 and payable August 13, 2015. The company reported unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net revenues of $48,204,000 against $47,212,000 a year ago. Operating income was $14,398,000 against $13,132,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $14,305,000 against $12,880,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $9,102,000 or $0.22 per basic and diluted share against $8,835,000 or $0.21 per basic and diluted share a year ago. The third quarter was another solid quarter with reported revenues increasing 2% to $48.2 million despite foreign currency headwinds that negatively impacted revenues by approximately $1.5 million. For the nine months, the company reported net revenues of $147,762,000 against $142,140,000 a year ago. Operating income was $42,799,000 against $40,424,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $41,925,000 against $40,424,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $27,073,000 or $0.64 per diluted share against $26,561,000 or $0.63 per diluted share a year ago. For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, management expects net revenues to be in the range of $193 million to $200 million and per share diluted earnings to be between $0.85 and $0.91. The per share estimates assume an increase in average diluted shares outstanding from approximately 41.9 million at fiscal 2014 year end to approximately 42.4 million at fiscal 2015 year end. The revenue and earnings guidance provided in this press release is from expected internal growth and does not include the impact of any acquisitions the company might complete during fiscal 2015.

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. to Report Q3, 2015 Results on Jul 23, 2015

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2015 results Pre-Market on Jul 23, 2015


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