NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Beckman Coulter today reported a slight decrease in second-quarter sales accompanied by a 19-percent drop in net income.
Total receipts for the three months ended June 30 declined to $616.3 million, from $618.8 in the same period last year. Beckman had initially forecast revenues to be between $620 million and $645 million, and the company blamed the lower-than-expected revenues on lagging sales in the Asian market.

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