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Fluidigm reports 3Q loss

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) _ Fluidigm Corp. (FLDM) on Thursday reported a loss of $15.9 million in its third quarter.

The South San Francisco, California-based company said it had a loss of 46 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 25 cents per share.

The company that makes equipment to control fluids posted revenue of $24.7 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in December, Fluidigm said it expects revenue in the range of $25.5 million to $28.5 million.

Fluidigm shares have fallen 20 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $5.79, an increase of 29 percent in the last 12 months.

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