NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker reported after the close of the market Wednesday that its revenues in the first quarter were up 8 percent year over year, rising to $423.7 million from $393.4 million in Q1 2013.

The results beat the average Wall Street estimate of $402.0 million. Acquisitions and divestitures were responsible for a net positive effect of roughly 1 percent, while foreign currency effects were negligible in the quarter, the company said.

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