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Achillion: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACHN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $20.6 million in its first quarter.

The New Haven, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 14 cents per share.

The company's shares closed at $3.77. A year ago, they were trading at $3.53.

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