TORONTO (AP) _ Aptose Biosciences Inc. (APTO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.8 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Toronto-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share.
In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $2.30. A year ago, they were trading at $2.42.