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Spark Therapeutics: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

August 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Spark Therapeutics Inc. (ONCE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $80.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

The Philadelphia-based company said it had net income of $2.07 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 43 cents per share.

The gene therapy developer posted revenue of $25.2 million in the period, missing Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $29.4 million.

Spark Therapeutics shares have increased 51 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen roughly 1 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on ONCE at https://www.zacks.com/ap/ONCE

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