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Bio-Rad: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

HERCULES, Calif. (AP) _ Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. (BIO.B) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings 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 climbed 34% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $307.28, decreasing slightly in the last 12 months.

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