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Bridge Bancorp: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) _ Bridge Bancorp Inc. (BDGE) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $12.9 million.

The bank, based in Bridgehampton, New York, said it had earnings of 65 cents per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $49.7 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $39.5 million, missing Street forecasts.

Bridge Bancorp shares have risen 23 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $31.30, a fall of 3.5 percent in the last 12 months.

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