Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI), Richmond, VA, reported third-quarter sales were $2.03 billion, an increase of 13.9% from third quarter of 2008. Profit improved 37.2% to $34.7 million.
For the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2009, sales were $6 billion, up 13.5% from the same period last year. Profit declined 1.1% to $72.3 million.
Owens & Minor is a distributor of medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply-chain management company.