NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Luminex and Sequenom both fell by double digits today following disappointing first-quarter financial reports on Thursday.

In mid-afternoon trade on Friday, shares of Luminex had fallen nearly 13 percent to $15.49 while those of Sequenom had dropped more than 16 percent to $5.08.

Luminex yesterday reported that its second-quarter revenues increased 14 percent to $27.8 million, but this did not meet analyst estimates of $29.9 million.

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