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Alaska Communications posts 4Q profit

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (ALSK) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.6 million.

On a per-share basis, the Anchorage, Alaska-based company said it had profit of 3 cents.

The Alaskan broadband and service company posted revenue of $57.8 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $2.4 million, or 5 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $226.9 million.

The company's shares closed at $1.64. A year ago, they were trading at $1.72.

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