Doug Bryant, CEO of Quidel Corp, bought 20,000 shares of Quidel Corp (Stock Symbol: QDEL) at $24.12 per share for a total amount of $482.4 thousand on July 24, 2014.
Quidel Corporation is located in San Diego, California.
On 07/28/2014, Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it has received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AmpliVue GAS Assay for the qualitative detection of Group A β-hemolytic Streptococcus (Streptococcus pyogenes) nucleic acids isolated from throat swab specimens obtained from patients with signs and symptoms of pharyngitis, such as sore throat.
On 07/22/2014, Quidel Corporation (QDEL), announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2014 rose 6% to $31.5 million compared to $29.7 million in the second quarter of 2013. The increase in revenue was due to greater sales of Infectious Disease products in the second quarter of 2014, as well as growth in all other product segments.
According to Capital IQ, Quidel Corporation has a market cap of $805.23 million, an enterprise value of $792.51 million.
Quidel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic testing solutions for applications in infectious diseases, womens health, and gastrointestinal diseases. The company offers Sofia analyzer, a fluorescent immunoassay system for hospitals, medical centers, and small clinics; various molecular assays, which run on thermocyclers; Sofia influenza A+B and QuickVue influenza tests for the detection of the viral antigens of influenza type A and B; and Sofia strep A fluorescent immunoassay and QuickVue Strep A tests for the detection of group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swabs. It also provides Sofia RSV and QuickVue RSV tests for respiratory syncytial virus; cell culture and DFA detection solutions for the detection of various viral respiratory pathogens; and various traditional cell lines, specimen collection devices, media, and controls for the use in laboratories. In addition, the company offers ELVIS HSV, a cell culture system for the isolation and detection of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2; and multiplex cell culture solution. Further, it provides Quidel Molecular Direct clostridium difficile assay; Sofia hCG fluorescent immunoassay and QuickVue pregnancy tests, which are used for the detection of hCG in serum or urine for the early detection of pregnancy; Thyretain for the differential diagnosis of Graves disease; and QuickVue Chlamydia test for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis. Additionally, the company offers QuickVue test, a fecal immunochemical test to detect the presence of blood in stool specimens; indirect fluorescent antibody products; serological test that measures antibodies circulating in the blood; and diagnostic and research products for oncology, bone health, and autoimmune diseases. Quidel Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Doug Bryant’s most recent annual compensation from Quidel Corporation is a salary of $509,105, $1,173,600 in other compensation, and a total compensation of $2,250,140. Mr. Douglas is 56 years old.
According to his biography, Mr. Douglas C. Bryant is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Quidel Corporation. He was appointed to the Board of Directors on February 2, 2009 and became President and Chief Executive Officer on March 1, 2009.Prior to joining us, Mr. Bryant served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Luminex Corporation, managing its Bioscience Group, Luminex Molecular Diagnostics (Toronto), manufacturing, R&D, technical operations, and commercial operations. From 1983 to 2007, Mr. Bryant held various worldwide commercial operations positions with Abbott Laboratories including, among others: Vice President of Abbott Vascular for Asia/Japan, Vice President of Abbott Molecular Global Commercial Operations and Vice President of Abbott Diagnostics Global Commercial Operations. Earlier in his career with Abbott, Mr. Bryant was Vice President of Diagnostic Operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Vice President of Diagnostic Operations Asia Pacific. Mr. Bryant has about 30 years of industry experience in sales and marketing, product development, manufacturing and service and support in both the diagnostics and life sciences markets. Mr. Bryant holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Davis.
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