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BancFirst: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ BancFirst Corp. (BANF) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $31.8 million.

The Oklahoma City-based bank said it had earnings of 96 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 92 cents per share.

BancFirst shares have climbed 11 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $55.45, a rise of slightly more than 2 percent in the last 12 months.

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