WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) _ Idexx Laboratories Inc. (IDXX) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $146.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Westbrook, Maine-based company said it had profit of $1.69.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.42 per share.
The Animal diagnostic and health care company posted revenue of $721.8 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $670.7 million.
Idexx shares have risen 62% since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 59% in the last 12 months.
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