NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that first quarter revenues were nearly flat year over year, as the company missed consensus Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom line.

For the three months ended March 31, revenues totaled $486.3 million, up a fraction of 1 percent from $485.1 million a year ago. Analyst estimates had revenues for the quarter at $492.4 million.

On a currency-neutral basis, revenues rose around 1 percent year over year, the company said.

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