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Alder BioPharmaceuticals: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) _ Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc. (ALDR) on Thursday reported a loss of $117.9 million in its first quarter.

The Bothell, Washington-based company said it had a loss of $1.63 per share.

The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.16 per share.

Alder BioPharmaceuticals shares have climbed 19% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $12.24, a decline of 12% in the last 12 months.

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