NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker today reported that its third-quarter revenues increased 7 percent year over year, easily beating consensus Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom line.

The Billerica, Mass.-based scientific instruments maker reported total revenues of $447.8 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, compared to $418.4 million. Analysts, on average, had forecasted $421.4 million in sales.

Excluding the effects of acquisitions and foreign currency translation, Bruker's Q3 revenues were up 14 percent year over year.

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