Merit Medical Systems Inc., 79 W. 4500 South, had a profit of $56,370 in the quarter ending Sept. 30, compared to a $136,946 loss in the same period a year ago, according to president Fred P. Lampropoulos.

For the nine months ending Sept. 30, the company, which manufactures and markets disposable proprietary medical products used in cardiology and radiology diagnosis, had a $29,399 loss compared to a $294,051 loss in the same period a year ago.Sales during the quarter totaled $1.2 million compared to $311,538 a year ago.