LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN) reported record net income of $10,452,000, or $0.38 per diluted share, on a 9% increase in sales to a record $106,363,000 for the second quarter ended January 31, 2013. This compares with net income of $7,294,000, or $0.27 per diluted share, on sales of $97,297,000 for the second quarter ended January 31, 2012. For the six months ended January 31, 2013, the Company reported record net income of $20,028,000, or $0.73 per diluted share, on an 8% increase in sales to a record $206,044,000. This compares with net income of $13,514,000, or $0.50 per diluted share, on sales of $190,559,000 for the six months ended January 31, 2012. Results for the second quarter and six months ended January 31, 2013 include $0.02 in net favorable adjustments related to acquisition accounting partially offset by severance and recruiting costs. Results for the second quarter and six months ended January 31, 2012 were inclusive of a $0.02 charge related to an asset impairment.
Andrew Krakauer, Cantel's President and CEO stated, "We are pleased to have delivered record sales and earnings in the second quarter. These positive results confirm the continued success of our three prong approach to growth which includes investing in new product development, sales and marketing programs and acquisitions. All of these strategies positively affected the results this quarter."
Krakauer added, "Performance this quarter was led by our Healthcare Disposables segment. With the benefit of the ongoing integration of the SPS Medical sterility assurance business acquired on November 1, 2012, sales in this segment exceeded the same quarter last year by 36%. Organic sales growth was 11%, about half of which was driven by our distributor customers pulling forward shipments in anticipation of January 1 price increases. Operating pr
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