SPRING, Texas (AP) — Southwestern Energy Co. (SWN) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $880 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Spring, Texas-based company said it had a loss of $1.63. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs and non-recurring costs, came to less than 1 cent on a per-share basis.

The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 3 cents per share.

The independent oil and gas company posted revenue of $410 million in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, the company's shares hit $2.49. A year ago, they were trading at $2.19.

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