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PetroQuest reports 4Q loss

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ PetroQuest Energy Inc. (PQ) on Tuesday reported a loss of $8.4 million in its fourth quarter.

The Lafayette, Louisiana-based company said it had a loss of 46 cents per share.

The independent oil and gas company posted revenue of $16.4 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $90.9 million, or $5.24 per share. Revenue was reported as $66.7 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $3.79. A year ago, they were trading at $2.32.

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