Celgene

(CELG) - Get Report

reported earnings per share that broke even for the third quarter, beating the

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estimate of a loss of 5 cents

The company lost 16 cents a share in the year-ago period.

The company said its third-quarter results include the operating results of

Signal Pharmaceuticals

. The merger of Signal and Celgene, which was completed on Aug. 31, was accounted for as a pooling of interests. Celgene's historical financial data has been restated to reflect the merger.