VWR Corp (VWR) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May-5-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.40 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.02. Analysts had a consensus of $0.38. The company posted revenue of $1098.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $1065.51 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.33 EPS.
VWR Corp closed down -0.33 points or -1.23% at $26.46 with 5,00,533 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $26.63, the shares hit an intraday low of $26.06 and an intraday high of $26.75 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
In a different news, on Apr 18, 2016, Manuel Brocke-benz (CEO) purchased 373 shares at $26.38 per share price.
VWR Corporation (VWR) is a provider of laboratory products services and solutions to the life science general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: North Central and South America (Americas) and Europe Middle East Africa and Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC). It has a presence in Europe and North America with respect to the laboratory products market. It also has operations in Asia-Pacific and other markets to support its multinational customers across the globe. The Company offers a portfolio of and private label laboratory products and a range of services including custom manufacturing. The Company’s portfolio includes chemicals reagents consumables durable products and scientific equipment and instruments. The Company’s branded and private label product portfolio includes service offerings marketed under the VWRCATALYST brand including sourcing and procurement logistics chemical and equipment tracking and sample management.