Revenue in the second quarter of 2013 was $543.3 million, as compared to $521.8 million in the second quarter of 2012. GAAP operating income from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2013 was $39.7 million, compared to $49.8 million in the second quarter of 2012. GAAP operating profit margin from continuing operations was 7.3% in the second quarter of 2013, compared to 9.5% in the second quarter of 2012.
“I am encouraged by our performance in the second quarter as we exceeded our adjusted revenue and adjusted operating profit forecasts despite a challenging global environment. We were able to deliver sequential revenue improvements in the areas that were under pressure in the first quarter while the remaining portfolio continued to perform well,” said Robert Friel, chairman and chief executive officer ofPerkinElmer. “Our second quarter performance gives us confidence in our ability to deliver organic growth and improved profitability in the back half of the year.”