Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Reports Record Third Quarter Results  
11/8/2012 9:41:45 AM

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today reported record financial results for the quarter ended September 29, 2012.

Net sales for the third quarter of 2012 were $2.2 billion, an increase of 5.7% compared with the third quarter of 2011. This consists of 8.9% growth in local currencies and a 3.2% decline related to foreign currency exchange. In local currencies, internally generated sales increased 4.4% and acquisition growth was 4.5% (see Exhibit A for details of sales growth).