This story originally ran on Jan. 30.
Waters this week reported Q4 2011 revenues of $521 million, up eight percent from $484 million in Q4 2010, and beating Wall Street estimates of $516.9 million.
For the quarter, the company posted a profit of $137.1 million, or $1.51 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, EPS was $1.56, beating analyst estimates of $1.50 per share. In the year-ago period the company had a profit of $126.6 million, or $1.36 per share, and $1.38 per share on a non-GAAP basis.