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ContraFect: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) _ ContraFect Corp. (CFRX) on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $11.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

The Yonkers, New York-based company said it had profit of 15 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 10 cents per share.

The company's shares closed at 53 cents. A year ago, they were trading at $1.70.

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