Shutterfly posts bigger second-quarter loss, tops forecast

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Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY) on Wednesday reported a wider loss in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.

The Redwood City, California-based company reported a loss of $27.1 million, or 70 cents per share, compared with a loss of $11.8 million, or 31 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 63 cents per share. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 74 cents per share.

The online photo company said revenue rose 19 percent to $159.1 million from $133.5 million in the same quarter a year earlier, and beat Wall Street forecasts. Analysts expected $157.1 million, according to Zacks.

Shutterfly shares have decreased $3.44, or 6.8 percent, to $47.49 since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen $6.10, or 11 percent, in the last 12 months.

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