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Pioneer Natural Resources reports 4th-qtr profit down vs year ago

Feb 13 (Reuters) - U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources Co reported adjusted profit of $1.18 per share in the fourth quarter, down from $1.22 in the same quarter of the prior year, the company said on Wednesday.

The company collected revenue of $2.68 billion in the fourth quarter compared with $1.53 billion in the same period the prior year. (Reporting by Collin Eaton Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)