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American Railcar: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) _ American Railcar Industries Inc. (ARII) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $13.1 million.

On a per-share basis, the St. Charles, Missouri-based company said it had profit of 69 cents.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 53 cents per share.

The railcar maker posted revenue of $100 million in the period.

American Railcar shares have climbed 68 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 85 percent in the last 12 months.

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