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Coherent: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) _ Coherent Inc. (COHR) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $20.8 million.

The Santa Clara, California-based company said it had net income of 85 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and stock option expense, were $1.61 per share.

The maker of lasers for commercial and scientific uses posted revenue of $372.9 million in the period.

Coherent shares have increased 40% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $147.95, a drop of 12% in the last 12 months.

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