SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ DocuSign Inc. (DOCU) on Wednesday reported a loss of $36.7 million in its fiscal second quarter.

On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of 22 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, came to 3 cents per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share.

The provider of electronic signature technology posted revenue of $167 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $160.1 million.

For the current quarter ending in November, DocuSign said it expects revenue in the range of $172 million to $175 million.

The company expects full-year revenue in the range of $683 million to $688 million.


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