Sandgaard asked for the resignations of board members Mats Wahlstrom, Mary Beth Vitale, Kevin Smith and Taylor Simonton, to add board members who share Sandgaard’s vision for the rehab devices maker.
Steris posts a mixed bag in Q1, strong sales and earnings offset by restructuring costs and per-share earnings that miss expectations by 1 cent.
HOLX shares reached their highest level since May 2011 yesterday, peaking at $23.22 apiece before closing at $22.36, up 7.0% on the day. Shares were trading at $22.39 as of about 12:50 p.m. today.
The acquisitions are part of Steris’s efforts to its healthcare segment and provide niche services to customers, according to a company statement.