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SeekingAlpha  May 6  Comment 
Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call May 5, 2014 5:00 p.m. ET Executives Un Kwon-Casado - VP, Corporate Development Gajus Worthington - President and CEO Vikram Jog - CFO Analysts Dan Leonard -...
DailyFinance  May 5  Comment 
Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Total revenue for the first quarter of 2014 was $25.7 million, an increase of 77% from $14.5 million in...
TheStreet.com  Apr 14  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Fluidigm shares are up 10.1% to $37.04 in trading on Monday.The increase follows an upgrade of the company's shares to "outperform" from "marketperform" by analysts at Leerink Swann on Monday. The firm set a $52 price...
SeekingAlpha  Feb 7  Comment 
Fluidigm Corporation (TECD) Q4 2013 Earnings Call February 6, 2014 5:00 p.m. ET Executives Un Kwon-Casado - VP, Corporate Development Gajus Worthington – President and CEO Vikram Jog - Chief Financial Officer Analysts ...
SeekingAlpha  Feb 6  Comment 
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StreetInsider.com  Feb 6  Comment 
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DailyFinance  Jan 31  Comment 
Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) will report its fourth quarter and 2013 full year financial results on February 6, 2014, after close of market. Gajus Worthington, Fluidigm president and chief executive officer, and ...
StreetInsider.com  Jan 29  Comment 
* Fluidigm Corporation (Nasdaq: FLDM) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DVS Sciences, Inc. (DVS) to create a single-cell technology powerhouse. Combined with DVS, Fluidigm will be able to offer a comprehensive portfolio of...
Benzinga  Jan 29  Comment 
Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ: FLDM), a supplier of microfluidic systems for growth markets in the life science and agricultural biotechnology industries, today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors,...
StreetInsider.com  Jan 29  Comment 
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Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM) makes microfluidic systems which are used in the life sciences and agricultural biotechnology industries. The company's microfluidic systems are instruments such as chips and reagents used in laboratories. These systems decrease costs, increase output, and allow the laboratory to run processes that would normally be infeasible. Fluidigm has increased the number of fluid components on a single chip which allows the laboratory to run complex experiments on a smaller surface area. Fluidigm has sold its products to 200 different customers across 20 different countries.[1]

In addition to cutting cost for its clients, Fluidigm also allows them to run experiments normally not possible. Laboratories can conduct 24 times more gene expression experiments and 36,960 simultaneous reactions on a single fluidic chip.[2] Fluidigm's chips also improve data quality as each individual fluid compartment are highly homogeneous. This allows for different conditions to be tested across a single chip without conditions ranging from compartment to compartment.[3]

The company's initial public offering of stock on the NASDAQ occurred on February 9, 2011. The company offered 5.6M shares each for $13.50. The inital price range was $13.50-$15.50. This brought the deal size to $75M. The company had originally planned to sell 5.2M shares, but increased its offer to 5.6M. The lead underwriter of the deal were Deutsche Bank AG (DB) and Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC).[4]

For the first 9 months of 2010, the company's total revenue was $36M. The company reported a net loss for the same time period of $13.8M. This was largely due to a high Research & Development expense. For the first 9 months of 2010, the company spent $10M on research and development.[5]

References

  1. FLDM S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS OVERVIEW "Overview" pg 1
  2. FLDM S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS OVERVIEW "Overview" pg 2
  3. FLDM S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS OVERVIEW "The Fluidigm Solution" pg 3-4
  4. Renaissance Capital - IPO Home "Fluidigm prices upsized IPO at $13.50, the low end of the range" 10 Feb 2011
  5. FLDM S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS OVERVIEW "SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL DATA" pg 9
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