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QAD Inc. reports 4Q loss

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) _ QAD Inc. (QADB) on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $15.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Santa Barbara, California-based company said it had a loss of 82 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 16 cents per share.

The manufacturing software maker posted revenue of $73.3 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $15.5 million, or 84 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was reported as $278 million.

For the current quarter ending in May, QAD Inc. said it expects revenue in the range of $68 million to $70 million.

The company expects full-year revenue in the range of $288 million to $292 million.

QAD Inc. shares have fallen 6.5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $23.90, a climb of 39 percent in the last 12 months.

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