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Recro Pharma: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

MALVERN, Pa. (AP) _ Recro Pharma Inc. (REPH) on Friday reported a loss of $2 million in its first quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Malvern, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 79 cents per share.

The specialty pharmaceutical company posted revenue of $25.1 million in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $20.5 million.

Recro Pharma shares have risen 24% since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 20% in the last 12 months.

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