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Zafgen reports 4Q loss

BOSTON (AP) _ Zafgen Inc. (ZFGN) on Thursday reported a loss of $10.4 million in its fourth quarter.

The Boston-based company said it had a loss of 38 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 56 cents per share.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $57.9 million, or $2.12 per share.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $3.95. A year ago, they were trading at $6.44.


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