Alere provides diagnostics and health management solutions. The Company's products and services are focused on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Its brands range from over-the-counter tests to lab-based diagnostics to integrated home monitoring solutions. Alere's brands include Acceava Mono cassette, Alere Home Monitoring, AtheNA Multi-Lyte Test System, BinaxNOW, Cholestech LDX, Clearview iFOB Complete, Determine HBsAg, DoubleCheckGold and ImmunoComb.
Company Growth (employees)
Waltham, US
Size (employees)
9,700 (est)+6%
Alere was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Waltham, US

Alere Office Locations

Alere has an office in Waltham
Waltham, US (HQ)
200 51 Sawyer Rd
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Alere Financials and Metrics

Alere Financials

Alere's revenue was reported to be $582.3 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

557.7 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

(92.7 m)

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

(29 m)

Market capitalization (02-Oct-2017)

4.5 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

491.7 m


6.8 b
Alere's current market capitalization is $4.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b2.6 b2.5 b582.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

102 m

R&D expense

31.4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


753.9 m716.6 m737.9 m736.2 m608.2 m629.2 m602 m578.2 m611.1 m582.4 m588.2 m557.7 m

Sales and marketing expense

159.6 m147.1 m150.7 m136.3 m109.1 m107.2 m106.5 m99.8 m102.5 m102 m94.2 m96.2 m

R&D expense

40.5 m38.7 m37.4 m38.7 m28 m27.2 m36 m27.1 m28.4 m31.4 m26.3 m29.4 m

General and administrative expense

142.4 m139.5 m159.9 m130.2 m92.7 m60.8 m101.3 m115 m128.4 m129.3 m166.3 m156 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


361.9 m378.5 m502.2 m567.2 m


129.7 m131.6 m152.2 m308.9 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.8 b1.5 b1.5 b


545.2 m456.8 m446 m441.2 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


354 m433 m464.9 m479.4 m490.7 m506.2 m566.2 m601.5 m491.7 m


370.4 m371.1 m366.3 m362.2 m350.9 m333.8 m348.8 m322.5 m335.7 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.5 b1.9 b1.9 b1.5 b1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b


544.3 m545.1 m448.3 m445.3 m445.2 m438.8 m446.3 m439.8 m436.2 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(70.3 m)9.9 m206.8 m(137.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

439.4 m335.8 m309.3 m285.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(36 m)1.3 m(14 m)26.7 m


(12 m)(48 m)(43 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

(67 m)(6.1 m)(55.7 m)(142.2 m)209.2 m229.5 m235 m(10 m)(44.9 m)(22.8 m)(64.1 m)(92.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

326.7 m98.1 m196 m290.8 m74.4 m147 m233.5 m72.5 m142.4 m214.2 m60.9 m62.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(57.3 m)19.9 m13.2 m20.4 m(16.9 m)(27.5 m)(11.3 m)(9.2 m)20 m22.1 m33.1 m

Accounts Payable

16 m5.2 m30.8 m38.3 m(18.6 m)(23.3 m)(16 m)(31.5 m)(1 k)18.5 m13.4 m
Y, 2017


-233.8 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Alere Market Value History

Alere Median Salaries

Source: 23 public H-1B filings from Alere

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