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Regulus: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (RGLS) on Monday reported a loss of $8.6 million in its fourth quarter.

On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had a loss of 98 cents.

The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 91 cents per share.

The biopharmaceutical company posted revenue of $18,000 in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $48.7 million, or $5.59 per share. Revenue was nearly unchanged at $72,000.

The company's shares closed at $1.17. A year ago, they were trading at $10.08.

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