By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies today reported a 32 percent jump in fiscal second-quarter revenues year over year, with its Life Sciences segment seeing a 39 percent spike.

The company reported total revenues of $1.68 billion for the three months ended April 30, up from $1.27 billion a year ago, beating Wall Street expectation of $1.6 billion. Excluding the effects of acquisitions and divestitures, revenues rose 21 percent in the quarter year over year.

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