NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Becton Dickinson today reported a 2 percent year over year increase in fiscal first quarter revenues as growth in both its Life Sciences and Medical segments was tempered by an unfavorable currency impact.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, BD reported revenues of $2.05 billion compared to $2.02 billion in the same quarter last year and beating analysts' consensus estimate of $2.01 billion. On a currency-neutral basis, revenues increased about 5 percent year over year, BD said.

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