This story has been updated to include comments from the company's earnings call.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported that its revenues in the first quarter were up 7 percent year over year, with the company showing broad-based growth across the range of its customers, product lines, and geographies.

The company posted revenues of $460.4 million for the three months ended April 4, compared to $430.5 million in Q1 2014, beating the average Wall Street estimate of $445.3 million.

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