Golar LNG reports 3Q loss

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) _ Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) on Thursday reported a loss of $43.9 million in its third quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Hamilton, Bermuda-based company said it had a loss of 43 cents.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 36 cents per share.

The operator of carriers for natural gas shipping posted revenue of $32.4 million in the period, exceeding Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $24 million.

Golar LNG shares have risen 10 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 16 percent in the last 12 months.

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