GAAP loss per share from continuing operations was ($5.22) for the first nine months of 2012, as compared to diluted earnings per share of $1.88 in the prior year period. The financial results for the first nine months of 2012 reflect a goodwill impairment charge of $315.1 million, net of tax, or $7.72 per share, incurred in the first quarter of 2012.Adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for the first nine months of 2012 was $3.26, an increase of 17.3% over the prior year period. This increase reflects additional sales volume and the introduction of new products to the marketplace, improved pricing, gross profit expansion, and reduced tax expense. The improvement in profitability was partially offset by continuing investment in sales, marketing and research and development, and increased interest expense.
Teleflex Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
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