NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bio-Rad Laboratories reported after the close of the market today an approximately 1 percent decrease in fourth quarter revenues.

The Hercules, Calif.-based company reported $598.2 million in revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2014, down from $602.6 million a year ago, but surpassing the average analysts' estimate of $593.4 million.

On a currency-neutral basis, quarterly sales grew about 5 percent.

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