SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Kura Oncology Inc. (KURA) on Monday reported a loss of $14.7 million in its second quarter.

On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had a loss of 45 cents.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 46 cents per share.

Kura Oncology shares have increased 38 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $21.15, more than doubling in the last 12 months.

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