Sunnova Energy: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) _ Sunnova Energy International Inc. (NOVA) on Monday reported a loss of $17.5 million in its fourth quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 21 cents.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 33 cents per share.

The residential solar company posted revenue of $33.6 million in the period, which did not meet Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $34 million.

For the year, the company reported a loss of $144.4 million, or $4.14 per share. Revenue was reported as $131.6 million.

Sunnova Energy shares have climbed 57% since the beginning of the year.

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