NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies reported after the close of the market on Monday that fiscal second-quarter revenues rose 3 percent year over year while revenues for its Life Sciences segment increased 1 percent.

Total revenues for the three months ended April 30 increased to $1.73 billion from $1.68 billion a year ago, beating Wall Street estimates of $1.71 billion. Total orders increased 8 percent to $1.84 billion during the quarter from $1.70 billion a year ago.

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