Cutera posts 3Q profit

BRISBANE, Calif. (AP) _ Cutera Inc. (CUTR) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $6.2 million.

On a per-share basis, the Brisbane, California-based company said it had net income of 42 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option gains, were 24 cents per share.

The maker of laser skin treatments posted revenue of $38.2 million in the period.

Cutera expects full-year earnings to be 77 cents to 81 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $144 million to $147 million.

Cutera shares have more than doubled since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $38.95, nearly tripling in the last 12 months.

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