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Brookline posts 1Q profit

BOSTON (AP) _ Brookline Bancorp Inc. (BRKL) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $13.4 million.

The Boston-based company said it had profit of 19 cents per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $78.3 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $69 million.

Brookline shares have decreased almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $15.95, a climb of 38 percent in the last 12 months.

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