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Qiagen Reports Increased Q2 Revenue, Profit ...

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Qiagen reported today a slight rise in second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.


The company reported second-quarter sales of $100.4 million, versus $98.6 million a year earlier. Excluding $9.9 million of net sales related to the sale of its synthetic DNA business unit in the second quarter of 2004, consolidated net sales increased 13 percent from $88.7 million in 2004.

R&D costs for the period increased to $9.4 million from $9.3 million year over year.


Qiagen's net income for the quarter climbed 57 percent to $13.8 million, or $.09 per share, compared with $8.8 million, or $.06 per share, in the year-ago quarter.

Qiagen said it had around $157 million cash and equivalents, and $51.8 million in marketable securities as of June 30.

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