NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Waters today reported that its revenues in the third quarter were up 7 percent year over year, driven by solid demand across the company's end markets including particularly strong sales to government and academic customers.

The company posted revenues of $565.6 million, up from $526.8 million in Q3 2016, and beating the average Wall Street estimate of $553.2 million. Waters said that foreign currency translation boosted sales growth by around 1 percent in the quarter.

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