HERCULES, Calif. (AP) _ Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. (BIO) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $598.8 million.
The Hercules, California-based company said it had profit of $19.86 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.57 per share.
The maker of instruments used in biomedical research posted revenue of $572.6 million in the period.
Bio-Rad shares have risen 34% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $310.37, decreasing slightly in the last 12 months.