SEATTLE (AP) _ Zillow Group Inc. (ZG) on Monday reported a loss of $18.6 million in its first quarter.
The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and pretax expenses, came to 7 cents per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share.
The online real estate marketplace posted revenue of $299.9 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $299 million.
For the current quarter ending in July, Zillow said it expects revenue in the range of $322 million to $327 million.
The company expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.43 billion to $1.58 billion.
Zillow shares have risen 36 percent since the beginning of the year.
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