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Atara Biotherapeutics: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) _ Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. (ATRA) on Thursday reported a loss of $66.3 million in its first quarter.

The South San Francisco, California-based company said it had a loss of $1.44 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.48 per share.

Atara Biotherapeutics shares have decreased slightly more than 1% since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined 13% in the last 12 months.

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