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First Quantum Minerals: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQVLF) on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $115 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 5 cents per share.

The metal and minerals mining company posted revenue of $1.28 billion in the period.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $57 million, or 8 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was reported as $4.07 billion.

First Quantum Minerals shares have dropped 11% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $8.96, a fall of 15% in the last 12 months.

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