Natera reports 4Q loss

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (AP) _ Natera Inc. (NTRA) on Tuesday reported a loss of $45.5 million in its fourth quarter.

On a per-share basis, the San Carlos, California-based company said it had a loss of 87 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 73 cents per share.

The genetic testing company posted revenue of $53.8 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $136.3 million, or $2.56 per share. Revenue was reported as $210.9 million.

Natera expects full-year revenue in the range of $250 million to $275 million.

Natera shares have risen 6 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $9.55, a climb of 14 percent in the last 12 months.

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