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Bovie reports 1Q loss

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) _ Bovie Medical Corp. (BVX) on Monday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its first quarter.

The Purchase, New York-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents per share.

The medical device maker posted revenue of $8.4 million in the period.

Bovie expects full-year revenue in the range of $38.3 million to $40.3 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Monday, the company's shares hit $2.63. A year ago, they were trading at $1.74.

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