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Aurinia: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) _ Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUPH) on Thursday reported a loss of $18.3 million in its third quarter.

The Victoria, British Columbia-based company said it had a loss of 21 cents per share.

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

The biotechnology company posted revenue of $375,000 in the period.

Aurinia shares have climbed 24 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $5.60, a fall of almost 3 percent in the last 12 months.

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