Bellus: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

LAVAL, Quebec (AP) _ Bellus Health Inc. (BLUSF) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $1.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Laval, Quebec-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share.

The drug developer posted revenue of $7,000 in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit 44 cents. A year ago, they were trading at 21 cents.

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