UPDATE 1-NxStage posts narrower-than-expected quarterly loss

* Q1 loss/shr $0.19 vs est loss/shr $0.20

* Net revenue up 20 pct

May 5 (BestGrowthStock) – Dialysis products maker NxStage Medical
Inc (NXTM.O: ) posted a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss,
helped by strong performance across its home and critical care
segments.

For the first quarter, the company posted a net loss of
$9.0 million, or 19 cents a share, compared with a net loss of
$12.2 million, or 26 cents a share, in the year-ago period.

Analysts were expecting a loss of 20 cents a share,
according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Total revenue rose 20 percent to $40.4 million, beating
analysts’ estimates of $38.81 million. Its home market grew 33
percent while its critical care segment grew 36 percent.

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Shares of NxStage closed at $12.89 Tuesday on Nasdaq.

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(Reporting by Jennifer Robin Raj in Bangalore; Editing by
Ratul Ray Chaudhuri)

UPDATE 1-NxStage posts narrower-than-expected quarterly loss