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Consolidated Communications: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

MATTOON, Ill. (AP) _ Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. (CNSL) on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $14 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Mattoon, Illinois-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 9 cents per share.

The telecommunications company posted revenue of $344.8 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $50.8 million, or 73 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was reported as $1.4 billion.

Consolidated Communications shares have increased 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped 13 percent in the last 12 months.

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