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Collectors Universe posts 2Q profit

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ Collectors Universe Inc. (CLCT) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $159,000.

On a per-share basis, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it had profit of 2 cents.

The provider of authentication for collectibles posted revenue of $14.1 million in the period.

Collectors Universe shares have decreased slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $26.54, a rise of 14 percent in the last 12 months.

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