Vascular Biogenics reports 3Q loss

OR YEHUDA, Israel (AP) _ Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (VBLT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.5 million in its third quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Or Yehuda, Israel-based company said it had a loss of 24 cents.

The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 20 cents per share.

Vascular Biogenics shares have risen 63 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 65 percent in the last 12 months.

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