NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson today reported that revenues for its fiscal third quarter increased almost 4 percent year over year.

The company recorded $2.05 billion in revenues for the three months ended June 30, up from $1.98 billion during the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2012 and matching the average Wall Street estimate.

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