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Fluidigm reports 4Q loss

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) _ Fluidigm Corp. (FLDM) on Thursday reported a loss of $10.5 million in its fourth quarter.

The South San Francisco, California-based company said it had a loss of 27 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 8 cents per share.

The company that makes equipment to control fluids posted revenue of $27.7 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in April, Fluidigm said it expects revenue in the range of $24 million to $27 million.

Fluidigm shares have decreased nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $5.78, a decrease of 7 percent in the last 12 months.

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