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Shutterfly: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY) on Thursday reported a loss of $83.6 million in its first quarter.

The Redwood City, California-based company said it had a loss of $2.47 per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.44 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $2.53 per share.

The online photo company posted revenue of $324.7 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $323.1 million.

For the current quarter ending in July, Shutterfly said it expects revenue in the range of $469 million to $479 million.

The company expects full-year earnings to be 61 cents to $1.11 per share, with revenue ranging from $2.13 billion to $2.21 billion.

Shutterfly shares have increased roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $42.21, a decrease of 49 percent in the last 12 months.

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