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Calithera: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) _ Calithera Biosciences Inc. (CALA) on Thursday reported a loss of $23.7 million in its first quarter.

The South San Francisco, California-based company said it had a loss of 61 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 43 cents per share.

Calithera shares have climbed 56% since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen slightly more than 5% in the last 12 months.

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