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Biolase: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) _ Biolase Inc. (BIOL) on Thursday reported a loss of $4.9 million in its first quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Irvine, California-based company said it had a loss of 23 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, came to 15 cents per share.

The maker of dental laser systems posted revenue of $10.3 million in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $2.16. A year ago, they were trading at $1.66.

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