December 30, 1997 |
BioSource International in Camarillo has extended the company's common-stock repurchase program and authorized the purchase of up to 1 million shares by Dec. 23, 1998. BioSource's board of directors voted to extend the program's duration and expand the number of shares that may be purchased. Because of the recent price range of the stock, the board decided to more aggressively buy shares.
November 4, 1997
Biosource International Inc., the Camarillo-based manufacturer of immunological reagents and test kits used in biomedical research, reported a net income of $855,400 for its third quarter, up 6% from $806,400 a year earlier. Sales for the three months that ended Sept. 30 were $5.2 million, up 4% from $5 million in 1996. For the nine months, earnings rose to $2.5 million, up 32% from $1.9 million a year ago, while revenue rose to $15.7 million, up 45% from $10.8 million.
December 3, 1996 |
BioSource International in Camarillo has hired a new vice president, who will be responsible for the company's immunology product lines. Kevin J. Reagan, PhD, will join the company early next month, BioSource officials said. For the past five years, Reagan has worked for Specialty Laboratories of Santa Monica, most recently as vice president of laboratory operations. BioSource also announced that Dr. Thomas J. Moss has agreed to serve on the company's scientific advisory board.
February 27, 1996 |
Earnings of Ventura County National Bancorp increased in the final quarter of 1995 over the same period a year earlier, although profits at the company's main unit, Ventura County National Bank, declined. In the three months that ended Dec. 31, Ventura County National Bancorp had net income of $2.3 million, or 30 cents a share. A year earlier, the holding company earned only $50,000, or 1 cent a share.
October 31, 1995 |
Earnings reports from a diverse group of Ventura County companies reflect performances ranging from impressive to disappointing. Improvements were turned in by BioSource International Inc., Vitesse Semiconductor Corp., LTC Properties Inc. and Amgen Inc. But Xircom Inc. in Thousand Oaks experienced a downturn.
August 22, 1995 |
BioSource International Inc., a Camarillo maker of test kits used by the biotechnology industry, expects acquisitions to account for an increasing portion of its growth. "We're very hot on the acquisition trail," Jim Chamberlain, chairman and chief executive, told Bloomberg Business News. Chamberlain said BioSource is holding talks with several companies, "and I think we are getting close to buying at least one, if not more, in the next six to 12 months."