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PrimeEnergy reports 3Q loss

HOUSTON (AP) _ PrimeEnergy Corp. (PNRG) on Friday reported a third-quarter loss of $2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Houston-based company said it had a loss of $1.22 per share.

The investor in the oil and gas industry posted revenue of $17.2 million in the period.

PrimeEnergy shares have declined roughly 7 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Friday, shares hit $50.41, an increase of almost 1 percent in the last 12 months.

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