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STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-Avanti Communications falls on weak results

Shares in Avanti Communications Group shed as much as 17 percentafter the British satellite operator's full-year revenue falls short of marketexpectations.

The company's revenues more than double to 12.5 million pounds ($20.03million) as it benefits from its first full year of revenue from its HYLAS 1satellite, but still falls short of expectations for revenue of 17.2 millionpounds, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

"Management attributes this to more conservative accounting treatmentalthough underlying growth run-rate for recurring revenues is also below ourforecasts," Jefferies & Co analysts say in a note to clients.

The analysts now expect consensus revenue forecasts to be reduced for 2013and 2014.

For more, click on To see Avanti's statement, please click on Reuters messaging rm://abhishek.takle.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net ($1 = 0.6240 British pounds)

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