Danaher's life sciences revenues grew 6 percent, while its diagnostics revenues rose nearly 5 percent, including an increase of more than 20 percent at Cepheid.
The investment bank gave Danaher a Neutral rating and a $148 price target on the firm's shares, while it gave Agilent an Overweight rating with an $83 price target.
Cytobank provides a cloud- and machine learning-based software platform for multi-parametric single-cell data analysis, sharing, and archiving.
The Life Sciences business grew 10 percent year over year, while the Diagnostics business inched up 1 percent.
Labcyte has developed an acoustic droplet ejection technology called Echo that uses sound energy for the contactless transfer of samples and reagents.
The firm's Life Sciences segment grew 10 percent year over year during the quarter while its Diagnostics segment was up 4 percent.
The company expects EPS to be between $4.02 and $4.12. On a non-GAAP basis, EPS is expected to be in the range of $4.75 and $4.85.
Within diagnostics, Beckman Coulter saw core revenue growth in the low-single digits, while Cepheid was up in the double digits for the quarter.
The company's Life Sciences segment was up 17 percent year over year, while its Diagnostics business grew 8 percent.
The company's Diagnostics business was up 14 percent, while its Life Sciences business grew 13 percent. The firm also closed its $2 billion buy of IDT last week.
A new analysis finds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.
Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.
The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.
In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.