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Benchmark: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) _ Benchmark Electronics Inc. (BHE) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $7.1 million.

The Tempe, Arizona-based company said it had profit of 19 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 36 cents per share.

The electronic manufacturing services company posted revenue of $555.2 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in December, Benchmark expects its per-share earnings to range from 34 cents to 42 cents.

The company said it expects revenue in the range of $520 million to $570 million for the fiscal fourth quarter.

Benchmark shares have increased 45% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $30.68, an increase of 30% in the last 12 months.

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