REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ Box Inc. (BOX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $38.1 million in its fiscal second quarter.

The Redwood City, California-based company said it had a loss of 27 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, came to 5 cents per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 6 cents per share.

The online storage provider posted revenue of $148.2 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $146.6 million.

For the current quarter ending in November, Box expects its results to range from a loss of 8 cents per share to a loss of 7 cents per share.

The company said it expects revenue in the range of $154 million to $155 million for the fiscal third quarter. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $73.6 million.

Box expects full-year results to range from a loss of 18 cents per share to a loss of 16 cents per share, with revenue ranging from $606 million to $608 million.

Box shares have risen 26 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $26.61, a rise of 36 percent in the last 12 months.

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