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Aptose Biosciences: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

TORONTO (AP) _ Aptose Biosciences Inc. (APTO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.5 million in its first quarter.

The Toronto-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 17 cents per share.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $2.23. A year ago, they were trading at $3.28.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on APTO at https://www.zacks.com/ap/APTO