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Aspen Technology posts 2Q profit

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Aspen Technology Inc. (AZPN) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $37 million.

On a per-share basis, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of 48 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 52 cents per share.

The software maker posted revenue of $119.9 million in the period.

Aspen Technology shares have increased almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $56.09, a rise of 66 percent in the last 12 months.

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