NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Deutsche Bank has initiated coverage of 17 life science tools and diagnostics companies, noting the sector's high growth rate in recent years as well as its broad exposure to various kinds of customers and geographic locations.

The bank rated Thermo Fisher Scientific, Danaher, Agilent Technologies, Laboratory Corporation of America, Quest Diagnostics, Waters, Hologic, and Bio-Techne at Buy; Illumina, Mettler-Toledo, PerkinElmer, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Bruker, VWR, and Genomic Health at Hold; and Myriad Genetics and Luminex at Sell.

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