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Buenaventura: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

LIMA, Peru (AP) _ Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $9.7 million.

The Lima, Peru-based company said it had net income of 4 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to 5 cents per share.

The miner posted revenue of $216.1 million in the period.

Buenaventura shares have increased roughly 8% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $17.49, a rise of 31% in the last 12 months.

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