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Bovie reports 2Q loss

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) _ Bovie Medical Corp. (BVX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.3 million in its second quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Purchase, New York-based company said it had a loss of 4 cents.

The medical device maker posted revenue of $9.8 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 Wednesday, the company's shares hit $2.51. A year ago, they were trading at $2.38.

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