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Astoria Financial posts 1Q profit

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (AP) _ Astoria Financial Corp. (AF) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $14.4 million.

The Lake Success, New York-based company said it had profit of 12 cents per share.

The savings and loan holding company posted revenue of $121.6 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $92 million.

Astoria Financial shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $20.75, an increase of 34 percent in the last 12 months.

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