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10165 McKellar Court
San Diego, CA 92121


Phone: (858) 552-1100
Fax: (858) 453-4338


Quidel Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of rapid diagnostic solutions at the professional point-of-care (POC) in infectious diseases and reproductive health. The Company focuses on POC testing solutions specifically developed for the physician office lab and acute care markets globally. It sells its products to professionals for use in physician offices, hospitals, clinical laboratories and wellness screening centers. In addition to its rapid diagnostic business, the Company also develops research products through its Specialty Products Group (the SPG), with an emphasis on potential future rapid test applications. The SPG is responsible for more than 100 of its clinical and research products used worldwide in reference laboratories and in research applications at universities and biotechnology companies. The Company markets its products in the United States through a network of national and regional distributors, supported by a direct sales force.

QDEL also provides POC and other diagnostic tests under QuickVue, QuickVue+, QuickVue Advance, RapidVue, and Metra brand names. The company offers POC diagnostics products for infectious diseases, such as Influenza, Group A Strep, and Mononucleosis, as well as for reproductive health, which include pregnancy, Chlamydia, and Bacterial Vaginosis. In the oncology/gastrointestinal area, Quidel offers Immunoassay fecal occult blood test, an immunochemical diagnostic tool to detect the presence of blood in stool specimens; and a serological rapid test that measures antibodies circulating in the blood caused by Helicobacter pylori. It also provides RSV Test, a rapid immunoassay for Respiratory Syncitial Virus. In addition, the company produces clinical and research products for the assessment of osteoporosis and the evaluation of bone resorbtion/formation. Further, Quidel offers veterinary products, as well as clinical laboratory and research tests used in the measurement of circulating immune complexes, complement deficiencies, and complement activation. The company sells its products to professionals for use in physician offices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, and wellness screening centers through a network of national and regional distributors supported by a direct sales force in the United States, as well as through distributor organizations and sales agents in Japan and Europe. Quidel was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Outstanding Shares: 32,679,222 ( as of Oct 24, 2007 )
Float: 28.89 Mil

52wk High: 21.07 --> 10/30/07

52wk Low: 10.12 --> 3/5/07

P/E Ratio : 22.34x

Institution Holdings: 81.80% (as of 1/1/08)

Total Held: 26.73 Mil Institutions: 117



Quidel Corporation Earnings Call scheduled for Thu, Feb 21

16-Jan-08 Quidel upgraded by Pacific Growth Equities

3-Jan-08 QUIDEL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Principal Off

7-Nov-07 QUIDEL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits

30-Oct-07 Price hit new 52-week high ($21.07)

26-Oct-07 QUIDEL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report

24-Oct-07 Quidel Corporation Earnings Call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET today

24-Oct-07 QUIDEL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits


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QDEL News: Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) 08/30/2016 07:19:30 PM
QDEL News: Securities Registration: Employee Benefit Plan (s-8) 07/28/2016 04:57:14 PM
QDEL News: Quarterly Report (10-q) 07/28/2016 04:34:45 PM
QDEL News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 07/27/2016 04:21:36 PM
QDEL News: Specialized Disclosure Report (sd) 05/31/2016 03:01:40 PM
#34   Weak On High Volume: Quidel (QDEL) magness 10/30/15 03:37:34 PM
#33   Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Hand-Held Molecular [SMART MONEY] 12/30/13 04:14:46 PM
#32   8:01AM Quidel and Life Technologies (LIFE) receive FDA surf1944 03/18/13 11:06:15 AM
#31   1:10AM Quidel receives CE Mark for its direct surf1944 04/03/12 09:50:37 AM
#30   3:35AM On The Wires (WIRES) : Quidel surf1944 03/13/12 09:09:51 AM
#29   ~ Monday! $QDEL ~ Earnings posted, pending or Penny Roger$ 02/20/12 03:56:58 AM
#28   2:45PM Quidel's Diagnostic Hybrids receives FDA emergency use surf1944 02/23/10 04:56:36 PM
#27   look at it go buddy! gooooooo QDEL! sidesh0wb0b 07/17/08 07:10:50 AM
#26   QDEL didnt like the red today, next week sidesh0wb0b 06/20/08 08:27:39 PM
#25   bullish is an understatement. sidesh0wb0b 05/30/08 06:02:27 PM
#24   Yes, Bullish on the Q Greencake 05/30/08 04:47:36 PM
#23   nice uptrend continuing here........more? sidesh0wb0b 05/29/08 07:02:59 AM
#22   yes'r coming around far , ...GL Greencake 05/16/08 06:47:21 AM
#21   coming off a possible bottom here bro..... sidesh0wb0b 05/14/08 06:40:40 AM
#20   Yes, ready to go side show....volume nice... indicators Greencake 05/14/08 05:02:56 AM
#19   Income Statement Get Income Statement for: QDEL sidesh0wb0b 05/11/08 11:37:40 AM
#18   JT, QDEL getting ready to go on watch sidesh0wb0b 05/10/08 10:03:03 PM
#17   Form 10-Q for QUIDEL CORP /DE/ sidesh0wb0b 04/30/08 07:25:54 AM
#16   Quidel Corporation Q1 2008 Earnings Call Transcript sidesh0wb0b 04/30/08 07:25:15 AM
#15   Quidel to Hold 2008 First Quarter Conference Call sidesh0wb0b 04/10/08 06:57:36 AM
#14   Form 8-K for QUIDEL CORP /DE/ sidesh0wb0b 04/10/08 06:56:53 AM
#13   Yes, my good man, it appears so.... Greencake 04/03/08 10:02:07 AM
#12   some profit taking going on here JT? sidesh0wb0b 04/03/08 07:26:56 AM
#11   more gains to follow!!!!!!!! sidesh0wb0b 03/20/08 08:12:44 AM
#10   Yes, nice reversal off bottom here sideshow... Greencake 03/20/08 08:10:17 AM
#9   QDEL financials sidesh0wb0b 03/15/08 04:02:43 PM
#8   Quidel (QDEL - Cramer's Take - Stockpickr): "I sidesh0wb0b 03/15/08 04:02:05 PM
#6   Form 10-K for QUIDEL CORP /DE/ sidesh0wb0b 03/15/08 04:00:59 PM
#5   Quidel Corporation and Susie's Cause Partner in Colorectal sidesh0wb0b 03/15/08 03:59:18 PM
#4   man this is taking a beating with no sidesh0wb0b 03/08/08 04:38:39 PM
#3   Tue 6:01am QDEL QUIDEL CORP /DE/ Files SEC Greencake 03/04/08 06:41:28 AM
#2   New Star Analyst Rankings for QUIDEL CP Greencake 02/27/08 06:59:46 AM
#1   Is Quidel's Drop a Random Flu-ke? Greencake 02/27/08 06:54:24 AM