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Blue Apron: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (APRN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $23.7 million in its fourth quarter.

On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents.

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

The meal-kit seller posted revenue of $140.7 million in the period, also topping Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $139.9 million.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $122.1 million, or 63 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $667.6 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, the company's shares hit $1.41. A year ago, they were trading at $3.05.

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