Exhibit 99.1

For Immediate Release

Contact:    Gene Cassis, Vice President of Investor Relations, 508-482-2349

Waters Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Milford, Massachusetts, January 24, 2012 - Waters Corporation (NYSE/WAT) reported fourth quarter 2011 sales of $521 million, an increase of 8% from sales of $484 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. In the quarter, foreign currency translation was about neutral to sales growth. On a GAAP basis, earnings per diluted share (E.P.S.) for the fourth quarter were $1.51 compared to $1.36 for the fourth quarter of 2010. On a non-GAAP basis, including the adjustments in the attached reconciliation, E.P.S. grew 13% to $1.56 from $1.38 in the fourth quarter of 2010.

For the full year, sales for the Company were $1.85 billion, an increase of 13% over sales of $1.64 billion in 2010 with foreign currency translation adding about 3% to sales growth. E.P.S. for 2011 were $4.69 compared to $4.06 in 2010. On a non-GAAP basis, including adjustments in the attached reconciliation, E.P.S. grew 18% to $4.81 from $4.09 in 2010.

Commenting on the Company’s 2011 performance, Douglas Berthiaume, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “Our positive business momentum continued nicely in the fourth quarter with relatively balanced strength highlighting the results. The fourth quarter completed a very successful 2011 for Waters with double-digit revenue growth, faster earnings growth and very impressive cash generation.”

As communicated in a prior press release, Waters Corporation will webcast its fourth quarter 2011 financial results conference call this morning, January 24, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. eastern time. To listen to the call, connect to www.waters.com, choose “Investor Relations” and click on the “Live Webcast”. A replay will be available through February 1, 2012 at midnight eastern time, similarly by webcast and also by phone at 203-369-1317.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT

This release may contain “forward-looking” statements regarding future results and events, including statements regarding customer acceptance of our products, expansion of our business in Asia and spending by certain end-markets that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. For this purpose, any statements that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed forward-looking statements. Without limiting the foregoing, the words, “believes”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “expects”, “intends”, “suggests”, “appears”, “estimates”, “projects”, and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking


The following information was filed by Waters Corp (WAT) on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

View differences made from one year to another to evaluate Waters Corp's financial trajectory

Compare SEC Filings Year-over-Year (YoY) and Quarter-over-Quarter (QoQ)
Sample 10-K Year-over-Year (YoY) Comparison

Compare this 10-K Annual Report to its predecessor by reading our highlights to see what text and tables were  removed  ,   added    and   changed   by Waters Corp.

Continue

Never Miss A New SEC Filing Again


Real-Time SEC Filing Notifications
Screenshot taken from Gmail for a new 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Receive an e-mail as soon as a company files an Annual Report, Quarterly Report or has new 8-K corporate news.

Continue

We Highlighted This SEC Filing For You


SEC Filing Sentiment Analysis - Bullish, Bearish, Neutral
Screenshot taken from Wynn's 2018 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Read positive and negative remarks made by management in their entirety without having to find them in a 10-K/Q.

Continue

Widen Your SEC Filing Reading Experience


Increased Reading Area for SEC Filings
Screenshot taken from Adobe Inc.'s 10-Q Quarterly Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Remove data columns and navigations in order to see much more filing content and tables in one view

Continue

Uncover Actionable Information Inside SEC Filings


SEC Filing Disclosures
Screenshot taken from Lumber Liquidators 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Read both hidden opportunities and early signs of potential problems without having to find them in a 10-K/Q

Continue

Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel Downloads


Download Annual and Quarterly Reports as PDF, Word and Excel Documents
Screenshots of actual 10-K and 10-Q SEC Filings in PDF, Word and Excel formats
Last10K.com Member Feature

Export Annual and Quarterly Reports to Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel for offline viewing, annotations and analysis

Continue

FREE Financial Statements


Download Annual and Quarterly Reports as PDF, Word and Excel Documents
Screenshot of actual balance sheet from company 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Get one-click access to balance sheets, income, operations and cash flow statements without having to find them in Annual and Quarterly Reports

Continue for FREE

Intrinsic Value Calculator


Intrinsic Value Calculator
Screenshot of intrinsic value for AT&T (2019)
Last10K.com Member Feature

Our Intrinsic Value calculator estimates what an entire company is worth using up to 10 years of financial ratios to determine if a stock is overvalued or not

Continue

Financial Stability Report


Financial Stability Report
Screenshot of financial stability report for Coco-Cola (2019)
Last10K.com Member Feature

Our Financial Stability reports uses up to 10 years of financial ratios to determine the health of a company's EPS, Dividends, Book Value, Return on Equity, Current Ratio and Debt-to-Equity

Continue

Get a Better Picture of a Company's Performance


Financial Ratios
Available Financial Ratios
Last10K.com Member Feature

See how over 70 Growth, Profitability and Financial Ratios perform over 10 Years

Continue

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account