This article has been updated to include additional comments from the firm's conference call.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Waters soared in Tuesday afternoon trading after the firm reported earlier today a 10 percent drop in its first-quarter revenues, but an increase in profits and earnings per share that surpassed Wall Street estimates.

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