NW CORPORATE RESULTS | Dollar figures in thousands, except per share; parentheses denote losses. Cardiac Science Medical equipment Dec. 31 % 4th QTR 2007...

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Dollar figures in thousands, except per share; parentheses denote losses.

Cardiac Science
Medical equipment
Dec. 31 %
4th QTR 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $2,367 ($35)
Per share 0.10 0
Sales 50,428 38,977 +29.4
ANNUAL 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $8,490 $49 +17,226
Per share 0.37 0
Sales 182,131 155,429 +17.2
COMMENT: Bothell-based Cardiac Science’s annual profit skyrocketed on higher sales and benefits related to a litigation settlement.
Esterline
Aerospace/defense parts and systems manufacturer
Feb. 1 Jan. 26 %
1st QTR 2008 2007 CHG
Profit $30,984 $12,801 +142
Per share 1.04 0.49 +112
Sales 372,429 257,244 +44.8
COMMENT: The Bellevue company’s first-quarter 2008 profit includes $6.9 million in tax benefits as well as a $1.9 million gain associated with the termination of an interest rate swap. The year-earlier profit included a $2.1 million tax benefit. The company raised full-year earnings per share guidance from a range of $3 to $3.20 to a range of $3.35 to $3.50.