Oct 20 (Reuters) - LIFEASSAYS AB (Publ) ::Q3 NET SALES SEK 1.3 MILLION VERSUS SEK 1.6 MILLION YEAR AGO.Q3 OPERATING LOSS SEK 4.8 MILLION VERSUS LOSS SEK 4.2 MILLION YEAR AGO.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Waters Corp ::Doug Berthiaume to retire as chairman of the board of Waters Corporation; Chris O'connell elected as new chairman.Waters Corp - board has elected Christopher O'connell, president and chief executive officer, as its new chairman effective January 1, 2018.
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Intuitive Surgical Inc :Intuitive Surgical Inc announces third quarter earnings.Q3 non-GAAP earnings per share $2.77.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $2.55.Q3 revenue $806 million versus I/B/E/S view $753.2 million.Q3 earnings per share view $1.99 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Intuitive Surgical Inc - company shipped 169 da vinci surgical systems in quarter compared with 134 in Q3 of 2016.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Athenahealth Inc ::Athenahealth Inc says quarterly earnings per share $0.32.Quarterly adjusted earnings per share $0.56.quarterly total revenue $304.6 million, up 10 percent.Sees FY 2017 GAAP total revenue $1,200 million to $1,220 million.Sees FY 2017 non-gaap adjusted operating income $135 million to $150 million.Says expect negative impact of about $4 million on 2017 revenue from hurricanes harvey and irma.Sees FY 2017 gaap operating income $29 million to $53 million.Sees FY 2017 annual bookings $300 million to $350 million.Says announcing increase to previously identified cost savings target.Says on Oct 13, board approved strategic plan to generate $100 million to $115 million of gross pre-tax expense savings.Says expect to achieve savings via new organizational design, including closure of San Francisco and Princeton offices.Says as a result of redesign, expect to reduce workforce by about 9 percent.Says expect to realize substantially all of savings from strategic plan by the end of 2018.Says expect to incur pre-tax charges of about $15 million to $25 million related to workforce reductions, most of which will be recognized in Q4.Says "holding ourselves accountable to achieve at least 15% non-gaap operating margin in 2018".
Oct 19 (Reuters) - :Athenahealth lays off more than 400 workers- Boston Business Journal, citing sources.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - MAUNA KEA TECHNOLOGIES SAS ::Q3 SALES EUR 1.9 MILLION VERSUS EUR 2.1 MILLION YEAR AGO.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Danaher Corp ::Danaher reports third quarter 2017 results.Sees Q4 2017 adjusted non-gaap earnings per share $1.12 to $1.16.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $3.23 to $3.27.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $0.94 to $0.98.Q3 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share $1.00.Q3 earnings per share $0.81.Q3 revenue $4.5 billion versus I/B/E/S view $4.47 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $0.95 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Raises FY 2017 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share view to $3.96 to $4.00.FY2017 earnings per share view $3.95 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - CELLINK AB :QUARTER 4 OPERATING REVENUES AMOUNTED TO 7,883 KSEK.QUARTER 4 NET SALES OF 4,449 KSEK.Q4 EBITDA AMOUNTED TO 155 KSEK.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - GN STORE NORD SAYS:JURY RULES IN FAVOR OF PLANTRONICS IN GN AUDIO'S LAWSUIT AGAINST PLANTRONICS..IN 2012, GN AUDIO FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST PLANTRONICS FOR UNLAWFUL MONOPOLIZATION OF THE DISTRIBUTORS MARKET IN THE US..THE JURY HAS NOT FOUND THAT PLANTRONICS' BEHAVIOR IN THE MARKET PLACE WAS UNLAWFUL. .GN AUDIO WILL, UPON RECEIPT OF THE WRITTEN REASONS FOR THE JUDGMENT, DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT IT WILL APPEAL THE DECISION..THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CHANGE THE FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR 2017. .
Oct 19 (Reuters) - PHILIPS LIGHTING NV ::Q3 ADJUSTED EBITA EUR 176 MILLION VERSUS EUR 176 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.REUTERS POLLS:Q3 NET IMCOME EUR 87.4 MILLION; Q3 SALES EUR 1.73 BILLION.Q3 SALES OF EUR 1,684 MILLION, WITH AN INCREASE IN COMPARABLE SALES OF 1.3%.Q3 NET INCOME EUR 110 MILLION VERSUS EUR 51 MILLION YEAR AGO.ON TRACK TO IMPROVE OUR ADJUSTED EBITA MARGIN BY 50-100 BASIS POINTS FOR FULL YEAR. ADJUSTED EBITA MARGIN GUIDANCE EXCLUDING A EUR 15 MILLION REAL ESTATE GAIN IN Q2.EXPECT A STRONG FREE CASH FLOW IN Q4 BASED ON A SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTION IN INVENTORIES.