NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported that its revenues in the second quarter were flat year over year, as it experienced a late-quarter slowdown in instrument systems orders.

The company posted Q2 revenues of $451 million, short of the average Wall Street estimate of $466.4 million. It reported a profit of $89.3 million, or $1.03 per share, during the quarter, compared to a profit of $97.7 million, or $1.09 per share, a year ago.

On a non-GAAP basis, Waters had EPS of $1.08, below the average analyst estimate of $1.21.

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