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Bio-Rad: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

HERCULES, Calif. (AP) _ Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. (BIO.B) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $269.3 million.

The Hercules, California-based company said it had net income of $8.89 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 91 cents per share.

The maker of instruments used in biomedical research posted revenue of $545.1 million in the period.

Bio-Rad shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen nearly 5 percent in the last 12 months.

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