Encana reports 1st-quarter loss, misses expectations

CALGARY – CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Encana Corp. (ECA) on Tuesday reported a loss of $379 million in its first quarter.

The Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had a loss of 45 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 15 cents per share.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share.

The energy company posted revenue of $753 million in the period, also falling short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $892.2 million.

Encana shares have risen 46 per cent since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 48 per cent in the last 12 months.


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