Sigma's Q2 Sales Drop 10 Percent on Currency Translation | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today reported that its second-quarter revenues fell by 10 percent year over year, with much of that drop coming from an 8.4 percent negative impact from foreign currency translation.

The chemicals and lab products firm brought in revenues of $522 million for the three-month period ended June 30, compared to revenues of $580.7 million for the second quarter of 2008.

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