By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported a 13 percent jump in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 to $483.6 million, compared to $428.8 million a year ago, and exceeding consensus analyst estimates of $464.83.

Driving revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2010, was an increase in uptake of the company's new systems, continued expansion in Asia, and an improved overall economy, Douglas Berthiaume, chairman and CEO of Waters, said in a statement.

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