Biospherics Inc.

October 29, 1992

Biospherics Inc., a Rockville biotechnology company, reported its earnings more than doubled in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, to $326,454, or 8 cents a share, compared with a year ago.

The company credited the increase to improvements in its information services division. It hired 150 temporary employees this summer to handle calls for an information hot line on breast implants. Biospherics handles information services for about 10 pharmaceutical companies.

Three months ended 9/30/92

... .........Revenue.......... Net................ Share

'92......... 4,842,024...... 326,454............. $0.08

'91........ 3,618,548...... 156,012............. 0.04

% change........ +33.8........ +109.2............ +100.0

Nine months ended 9/30/92

. ...........Revenue.......... Net............. Share

92......... 12,862,088...... 660,112........ 00.16

91......... 11,288,775..... (20,952)....... (0.05)

% change......... +13.9........... NA............. NA

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