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Bio-Rad: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

HERCULES, Calif. (AP) _ Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. (BIO.B) on Thursday reported a third-quarter loss of $258.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Hercules, California-based company said it had a loss of $8.68. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.61 per share.

The maker of instruments used in biomedical research posted revenue of $560.6 million in the period.

Bio-Rad shares have climbed 50% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $345.13, a climb of 26% in the last 12 months.

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