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Regulus reports 4Q loss

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (RGLS) on Thursday reported a loss of $20 million in its fourth quarter.

The San Diego-based company said it had a loss of 38 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 36 cents per share.

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

For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $81.8 million, or $1.55 per share. Revenue was reported as $1.2 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $1.10. A year ago, they were trading at $7.23.

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