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Blue Bird: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

MACON, Ga. (AP) _ Blue Bird Corp. (BLBD) on Thursday reported a loss of $639,000 in its fiscal second quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Macon, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, came to 10 cents per share.

The school bus maker posted revenue of $255.4 million in the period.

Blue Bird shares have dropped 51% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $11.29, a decrease of 39% in the last 12 months.

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