B2B e-commerce company PurchasePro (PPRO) was down 3.2% in preopen Island trading after posting a first-quarter loss of 2 cents a share, below analysts' lowered estimates of a break-even quarter but up from a loss of 14 cents in the year-ago quarter.

The company warned Wednesday morning that it would not meet its earning estimates, and later delayed posting results originally scheduled for Wednesday evening. Prior to the company's warning analysts' had expected earnings of 8 cents a share, according to

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