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Rubicon Technology Slips Into Loss For Q4 As Expenses Rise

Rubicon Technology Inc. (RBCN) Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $1.13 million or $0.05 per share, compared to earnings of $0.8 million or $0.04 per share in the same quarter last year.

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected loss of $0.04 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

Meanwhile, revenue for the quarter was $20.09 million, compared to $19.36 million last year. Analysts estimated revenues of $20.09 million.

Looking forward to the first quarter, Rubicon Technology expects a loss of $0.10 to $0.14 per share, and revenues to be about $8 million. Analysts currently estimate a loss of $0.02 per share on revenues of $20.25 million for the first quarter.

by RTT Staff Writer

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