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CatchMark: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ CatchMark Timber Trust Inc. (CTT) on Thursday reported a loss of $78.9 million in its third quarter.

The Atlanta-based company said it had a loss of $1.61 per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $3.59 per share.

The timberlands real estate investment trust posted revenue of $24.6 million in the period, also topping Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $23 million.

CatchMark shares have fallen 31 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $9.12, a decline of 30 percent in the last 12 months.

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