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.
April 26, 2001 |
A unit of Lake Forest-based Cooper Cos. has acquired the gynecology business unit of MedAmicus Inc. for $4.7 million, the companies said Wednesday. The acquisition by CooperSurgical Inc. is expected to add to Cooper's earnings per share at the end of 12 months. Cooper's shares rose $1.35 to $44.05 on the New York Stock Exchange, while MedAmicus stock was off 10 cents a share, closing at $5.15 in Nasdaq trading.
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.