IRVINE, Calif. (AP) _ Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AERI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $32.4 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Irvine, California-based company said it had a loss of 89 cents. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense, were 71 cents per share.
Aerie shares have increased 68 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $63.75, a rise of 85 percent in the last 12 months.