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Bovie reports 4Q loss

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) _ Bovie Medical Corp. (BVX) on Thursday reported a loss of $523,000 in its fourth 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 $9.5 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $4 million, or 15 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was reported as $36.6 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $3.23. A year ago, they were trading at $1.80.

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