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Sales are up at Invacare, just not for NA/HME

May 8, 2018HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare reported net sales of $237.1 million for the first quarter of 2018 compared to $231.7 million for the same period last year, a 2.3% increase.It reported a net loss of $14.1 million vs. $16.8 million.For North America/HME, however, Invacare reported net sales of $79.8 million for the first quarter compared to $84.3 million for the same period in 2017, a 5.3% decrease. The company blamed the decline in NA/HME on decreases in sales for respiratory and lifestyle products,...

Financial Results, first quarter, Invacare


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On the Editor's Desk

HME dealmaking off to slow start

June 19, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I love how The Braff Group thinks. It noticed last June a particularly low deal count for the HME industry in the first quarter of 2015. But it also noticed a low deal count for the other healthcare sectors it tracks. So it asked itself, how much of the fourth quarter to first quarter decline was a lull in dealmaking as the New Year kicked off? I'll let The Braff Group explain: “To answer this, we first added up all the deals completed in a particular quarter since 2001. Then, to adjust for...

dealmaking, first quarter, M&A


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