NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported that its revenues in the first quarter were up 2 percent year over year, driven by a resurgence in instrument sales, particularly mass spectrometers.

The company posted revenues of $430.3 million, up from $420.5 million in Q1 2012, but short of the average Wall Street estimate of $432.4 million. Foreign currency translation lowered sales growth by 3 percent, Waters said.

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