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Ascent Capital: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) _ Ascent Capital Group Inc. (ASCMA) on Tuesday reported a loss of $27.8 million in its first quarter.

The Greenwood Village, Colorado-based company said it had a loss of $2.24 per share.

The home security holding company posted revenue of $129.6 million in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit 60 cents. A year ago, they were trading at $2.49.

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