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Feb 2 (Reuters) - Canada’s ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc ATA.TO posted a surprise third-quarter loss, hurt mainly by weakness at its Photowatt France segment.
ATS, which makes factory automation systems and solar energy equipment, reported a net loss of C$11.9 million, or 14 Canadian cents per share, compared with net income of C$3.7 million, or 4 Canadian cents per share, a year ago.
For the October-December period, the company’s revenue rose to $192.5 million from C$138.1 million. (Reporting by Amruta Sabnis in Bangalore; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)