Sales & Earnings In Brief
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Bayer: Kmart bankruptcy, coupled with slow cough/cold season, 70% consumer sales dive in Argentina contribute to 9% drop in consumer care revenue to $449 mil. (€1 = $.8979) in the first quarter. Overall, Bayer health care sales dipped 5.5% to $2.16 bil., largely due to withdrawal of cholesterol-lowering drug Baycol last August (1"The Tan Sheet" Aug. 13, 2001, In Brief). Net income rose 18.3% to $469.6 mil. for the quarter, firm says...
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