LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ Stone Energy Corp. (SGY) on Monday reported a loss of $ 318.7 million in its fourth quarter.
The Lafayette, Louisiana-based company said it had a loss of $ 5.76 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 4 cents per share.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share.
The independent oil and gas company posted revenue of $ 110.5 million in the period, which beat Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $ 107.8 million.
For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $ 1.09 billion, or $ 19.75 per share. Revenue was reported as $ 544.6 million.
In the final minutes of trading on Monday, the company’s shares hit $ 1.85. A year ago, they were trading at $ 17.85.
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