by AP News.
NORTHLAKE, Texas (AP) _ Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM) on Thursday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $17.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Northlake, Texas-based company said it had a loss of $1.02. Losses, adjusted for pretax expenses and asset impairment costs, were 19 cents per share.
The coffee and tea company posted revenue of $104.6 million in the period.
Farmer Brothers shares have risen 49% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $6.95, a decrease of 41% in the last 12 months.