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Cardinal Financial posts 1Q profit

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) _ Cardinal Financial Corp. (CFNL) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $12.4 million.

The McLean, Virginia-based bank said it had earnings of 36 cents per share.

Cardinal Financial shares have dropped 12 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $28.88, a rise of 49 percent in the last 12 months.

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