Senomyx posts 4Q profit

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Senomyx Inc. (SNMX) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had net income of 15 cents.

The maker of food flavorings posted revenue of $14.9 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $1.3 million, or 3 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $29.3 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $1.28. A year ago, they were trading at $1.07.

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