August 30, 2001 |
Nearly 20% for Quarter Cooper Cos. on Wednesday posted a gain of nearly 20% in third-quarter profits, due mainly to a lower tax rate than expected and strong sales from its women's health-care business. The Lake Forest provider of health-care products said it earned $10.4 million, or 67 cents a share, up from $8.7 million, or 59 cents a share, a year ago, excluding $1 million in one-time charges. Analysts had estimated earnings of 66 cents a share, according to Thomson Financial/First Call.
March 1, 2001
The Lake Forest manufacturer of specialty health care products said net income for the first fiscal quarter totaled $6.3 million, or 43 cents a share, 43% higher than the $4.4 million, or 31 cents a share, posted a year ago. Sales for the quarter ended Jan. 31 rose 21% to $48.9 million.
December 9, 1999
Irvine-based Cooper Companies Inc. said Wednesday its women's health care unit completed its acquisition of a group of women's health care products from BEI Medical Systems Co. Inc. for about $10.5 million in cash. The products generate annual revenue of about $8 million, Cooper said.
February 26, 1998
The Cooper Companies Inc.: The Irvine manufacturer of specialty health care products and services reported that net income for the first fiscal quarter ended Jan. 31 gained 82% to $6 million, or 39 cents a share, from $3.3 million, or 24 cents a share, for the like period last year. Revenue grew 51% to $42.8 million from $28.4 million.
August 19, 1997 |
Monty Lunde and Rock Hall, former Disney special-effects technicians, ran their company for a decade in an awkward string of three buildings in Burbank. When they decided to consolidate the operation in a Valencia industrial park, they met with city officials to sell them on the rewards of bringing a new employer to town. When they needed quick approvals and permits, Lunde says, they realized just how much those personal relationships helped. * We moved to Valencia in late 1993.
August 9, 1996
Citing growing demand for its products, contact lens maker CooperVision Inc. said Thursday that it will double the capacity of its lens plant in Scottsville, N.Y. Groundbreaking is scheduled for October, with the new facility to open in the first quarter of 1997. The company declined to disclose the cost of the project. CooperVision, an Irvine-based subsidiary of Cooper Companies, expanded the Scottsville facility a year ago, nearly doubling its capacity then.