NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today said that revenues in the third quarter were down a fraction of 1 percent year over year as the company missed the consensus Wall Street estimate on the top and bottom line.

For the three months ended Sept. 28, revenues totaled $4.42 billion, compared to $4.45 billion a year ago, and short of the average analyst estimate of $4.51 billion.

Danaher said that core revenues grew 1 percent year over year while acquisitions added 1.5 percent to growth. The impact of currency translations shrank revenues by 3 percent, however.

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