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Hologic Inc Q1 Income Advances

Hologic Inc (HOLX) released a profit for its first quarter that increased compared to the same period last year.

The company said its bottom line rose to $153.4 million, or $0.55 per share. This was up from $148.1 million, or $0.52 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.50 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 7.7% to $791.1 million. This was up from $734.4 million last year.

Hologic Inc earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $153.4 Mln. vs. $148.1 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 3.6%
-EPS (Q1): $0.55 vs. $0.52 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 5.8%
-Analysts Estimate: $0.50
-Revenue (Q1): $791.1 Mln vs. $734.4 Mln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 7.7%

Next quarter EPS guidance: $0.53 - $0.54
Full year EPS guidance: $2.22 - $2.27
Full year revenue guidance: $3.20 - $3.28 Bln

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