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Rocket Pharmaceuticals: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Rocket Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RCKT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $19.5 million in its first quarter.

On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had a loss of 43 cents.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 64 cents per share.

Rocket Pharmaceuticals shares have increased 26% since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased almost 8% in the last 12 months.

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