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Keryx Biopharma: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

BOSTON (AP) _ Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (KERX) on Thursday reported a loss of $17 million in its third quarter.

The Boston-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share.

The biopharmaceutical company posted revenue of $28 million in the period, which also fell short of Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $29.6 million.

The company's shares closed at $3.03. A year ago, they were trading at $5.08.


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