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YY: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) _ YY Inc. (YY) on Monday reported a second-quarter loss of $41.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Guangzhou, China-based company said it had a loss of 32 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $2.03 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.81 per share.

The social media company posted revenue of $570.2 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in October, YY said it expects revenue in the range of $610.4 million to $630.8 million.

YY shares have fallen 22 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $87.67, an increase of 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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