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Weatherford: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

BAAR, Switzerland (AP) _ Weatherford International Ltd. (WFT) on Monday reported a loss of $199 million in its third quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Baar, Switzerland-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 10 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share.

The oilfield services company posted revenue of $1.44 billion in the period, which fell short of Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.52 billion.

The company's shares closed at $1.97. A year ago, they were trading at $3.27.

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