By DrBicuspid Staff

December 6, 2018 -- Patterson Companies reported lower sales in its dental segment and a drop in net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2019.

For the quarter (end-October 27), sales in the company's dental segment were $542.5 million, down 1.8% compared with $553.6 million in the same quarter of 2018. Sales of consumable dental supplies decreased 2.4% and equipment sales declined 1.1% in the quarter. The dental segment represents approximately 39% of total company sales.

Patterson posted net income of $28.9 million, down compared with net income of $40.2 million in the same quarter a year ago.

Copyright © 2018

To read this and get access to all of the exclusive content on create a free account or sign-in now.

Member Sign In:
MemberID or email address:  
Do you have a password?
No, I want a free membership.
Yes, I have a password:  
Forgot your password?
Sign in using your social networking account:
Sign in using your social networking