NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter this week set a preliminary 2010 guidance for adjusted earnings per share of between $4.40 and $4.55. According to Thomas Weisel Partners analyst Peter Lawson, the guidance is below analysts' consensus estimate of $4.56.

"While initial 2010 guidance was below consensus, we believe management is maintaining a conservative outlook on the Olympus synergies and economic conditions," he wrote in a research note published Thursday evening.

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