Bovie reports 4Q loss

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) _ Bovie Medical Corp. (BVX) on Monday reported a loss of $824,000 in its fourth quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Purchase, New York-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents.

The medical device maker posted revenue of $11.3 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $5.1 million, or 17 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $38.9 million.

Bovie expects full-year revenue in the range of $41 million to $42.5 million.

In the final minutes of trading on Monday, the company's shares hit $2.32. A year ago, they were trading at $2.66.

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