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Century reports 1Q loss

CHICAGO (AP) _ Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $15.1 million in its first quarter.

The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 5 cents per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 15 cents per share.

The aluminum producer posted revenue of $365.8 million in the period.

Century shares have risen 59 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $13.62, an increase of 64 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on CENX at https://www.zacks.com/ap/CENX

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