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Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) slipped 4.09% to $22.30 after market trading hours. The company reported first quarter EPS of $0.38, in-line with the analyst estimate of $0.38. Revenue for the quarter was $631.4 million versus the consensus estimate of $646.52 million. The Company expects revenue of $2.61-2.64 billion, versus the consensus of $2.64 billion for 2013. The company expects EPS of $1.58 to $1.60, versus the consensus of $1.58 for 2013.
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Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) closed at $29.04. The Company released fourth quarter results. The net income for the fourth quarter was $73.5 million or $0.50 per share compared to $8.7 million or $0.06 per share in the previous year quarter. The sales were $853.0 million compared to $854.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Same location sales declined 2%. Acquisitions increased sales by 2%. The analysts expected the Company to earn $0.29 per share on revenue of $872.66 million for the fourth quarter.
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Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:LIFE) closed at $63.02. The Company posted fourth quarter net income attributable to controlling interest of $110.0 million or $0.63 per share compared to $93.1 million or $0.51 per share in the comparable quarter last year. The analysts expected the Company to earn $1.11 per share. Revenues for the quarter were $998.90 million compared to $1.01 billion in the prior year period, analysts on consensus estimated revenues of $989.50 million for the quarter. The Company expects adjusted earnings of $4.30 to $4.45 per share and expects revenue growth of 3 to 5% over 2012 revenues of $3.8 billion for full year 2013.
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MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE:MDU) closed at $23.06. The company reported fourth quarter net loss of $61.2 million or $0.32 per share compared to net income of $60.8 million or $0.32 per share in the year ago quarter. Analysts expected the company to report earnings of $0.39 per share for the quarter. Operating expenses for the quarter was $1.19 billion. Operating revenues for the quarter was $1.08 billion compared to $1.06 billion in the year ago quarter. The analysts had consensus revenue estimate of $1.07 billion for the quarter.
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