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Bruker Posts Increased Revenues, Earnings for Q1

This article has been updated from an earlier version that misstated the percentage of revenues from life science mass spectrometry systems.


NEW YORK, May 5 (GenomeWeb News) - Bruker BioSciences yesterday reported increased revenues and earnings for the first quarter of 2004.


Revenues for the quarter were $68.2 million, up from $63.1 million during the first quarter of 2003. Approximately 40 percenrt of these revenues resulted from life science mass spectrometry systems.


R&D expenses increased to $10.4 million, up from $8.8 million during the year-ago period.


Bruker's net earnings totaled $1 million, or $.01 per share, up from a net loss of $1.6 million, or $.02 per share, during the same quarter last year.


As of March 31, Bruker had $76.7 million in cash and short-term investments.

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