NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today said that revenues in the third quarter dropped about 1 percent year over year as foreign currency translation tamped down sales by 3 percent.

For the three months ended Sept. 29, Waters reeled in $450.0 million in total revenue, down from $454.5 million a year ago and short of consensus Wall Street estimates of $451.1 million.

According to Chairman, President, and CEO Douglas Berthiaume, Waters saw stable pharmaceutical demand as well as strong sales in Asia allowing the company to grow organically during the quarter.

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