NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Qiagen said late last week that it would take an after-tax charge to its fourth quarter net income of $110 million to $120 million, or $.47 to $.52 per share, due to the recently passed tax legislation in the US.

The firm also said that it would take an additional after-tax charge of around $7 million, or $.03 per share, in 2018. According to the company, these charges will not affect its adjusted earnings per share for Q4 2017, full-year 2017, or full-year 2018.

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