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Ares Commercial Real Estate: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

NEW YORK (AP) _ Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp. (ACRE) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $8.5 million.

On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of 30 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, were 32 cents per share.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $28 million in the period.

Ares Commercial Real Estate shares have climbed 17% since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 24% in the last 12 months.

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