NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Analysts today upped their price targets on Affymetrix's stock, after the firm posted revenues and net income that surpassed analysts' consensus estimate.

After the close of the market yesterday, Affy reported total second-quarter revenue of $81.6 million, compared to $86.9 million in the comparable period of 2008. Though the revenues declined year over year, the results easily beat analysts' consensus estimates on both the top and bottom lines.

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