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GoPro: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) _ GoPro Inc. (GPRO) on Thursday reported a loss of $24.4 million in its first quarter.

The San Mateo, California-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and pretax expenses, came to 7 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 9 cents per share.

The action video camera maker posted revenue of $242.7 million in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $234.5 million.

GoPro shares have climbed 57% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $6.67, a climb of 17% in the last 12 months.

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