Dade Behring, Inc. Reports Strong Earnings

Published: Oct 30, 2007

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:DADE - News), the world's largest company solely dedicated to clinical diagnostics, today reported revenue of $475 million for the third quarter ending September 30, 2007, an increase of 12 percent over the same period last year, and also reported third quarter diluted earnings per share of $0.45, an increase of $0.12 per share or 36 percent as compared to the third quarter of 2006. Marketing and Administrative expense for the third quarter included a pre-tax charge of $6.2 million relating to fees associated with Siemens’ previously announced agreement to acquire Dade Behring. In addition, the company recorded a one-time tax benefit in the third quarter of $7.4 million associated with Germany’s recently enacted change to the statutory income tax rate.

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