Higher sales of digital capture equipment, digital media and services for the revenue growth helped offset other segments for Eastman Kodak Co.'s Health Imaging division in the third quarter.
Sales increased a modest 1 percent in the third quarter to $571 million, compared with $565 million in the third quarter of 2002. Earnings after charges increased 19 percent to $106 million in the third quarter, compared with $89 million in the year-ago quarter.
For the nine-month period, sales gained 4 percent to $1.7 billion, up from $1.6 billion in the same period of 2002. Earnings after charges were up 30 percent to $287 million, compared with $221 million in the year-ago period.