NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Rad Laboratories said after the close of the market on Tuesday that its fourth quarter revenues grew almost 9 percent year over year, boosted by its life science segment.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, 2017, the Hercules, California-based firm reported $620.4 million in revenues compared to $571.5 million in the year-ago period. On a currency-neutral basis, quarterly revenues increased approximately 5 percent year over year. On average, analysts had expected revenues of $619.2 million for the quarter.

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