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Aeterna Zentaris: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) _ Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (AEZS) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $4.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Summerville, South Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 30 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs and research and development costs, came to 14 cents per share.

The drug developer posted revenue of $37,000 in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $3.80. A year ago, they were trading at $1.90.

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