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Sientra reports 4Q loss

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) _ Sientra Inc. (SIEN) on Tuesday reported a loss of $8.1 million in its fourth quarter.

The Santa Barbara, California-based company said it had a loss of 43 cents per share.

The breast implant maker posted revenue of $6.5 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $40.2 million, or $2.20 per share. Revenue was reported as $20.7 million.

Sientra shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $9.44, an increase of 19 percent in the last 12 months.

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