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MBIA: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) _ MBIA Inc. (MBI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $17 million in its first quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Purchase, New York-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 45 cents per share.

The insurance and reinsurance company posted revenue of $50 million in the period.

MBIA shares have increased 7.5% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $9.59, an increase of 12% in the last 12 months.

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