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Cincinnati Bell: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

CINCINNATI (AP) _ Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) on Wednesday reported a loss of $26.9 million in its first quarter.

The Cincinnati-based company said it had a loss of 59 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 48 cents per share.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 21 cents per share.

The regional telephone company posted revenue of $379.6 million in the period, which also fell short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $386.8 million.

Cincinnati Bell expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.52 billion to $1.58 billion.

Cincinnati Bell shares have increased 15% since the beginning of the year. The stock has decreased 43% in the last 12 months.

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