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Orexigen reports 4Q loss

LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) _ Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. (OREX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $24.6 million in its fourth quarter.

The La Jolla, California-based company said it had a loss of $1.69 per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $2.67 per share.

The drug developer for obesity and weight loss posted revenue of $13.9 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $24.5 million, or $1.68 per share. Revenue was reported as $33.7 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $4.24. A year ago, they were trading at $5.22.

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