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Cloud Peak reports 1Q loss

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) _ Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD) on Thursday reported a loss of $20.1 million in its first quarter.

The Gillette, Wyoming-based company said it had a loss of 30 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was breakeven on a per-share basis.

The coal miner posted revenue of $195.7 million in the period, which also missed Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $237.8 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $3.53. A year ago, they were trading at $2.57.


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


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