NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Thomas Weisel Partners today increased its revenue and earnings per share estimates for Waters, following a recent meeting with executives of the firm.

Analyst Peter Lawson wrote in a research note today that he has increased the bank's 2010 revenue estimate to $1.61 billion from $1.58 billion, which is slightly above analysts' consensus estimate of $1.6 billion. The bank's estimate would represent organic growth of just under 5 percent, in line with Waters' guidance of mid single digit organic growth.

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