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Darling: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $18 million.

The Irving, Texas-based company said it had net income of 11 cents per share.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share.

The producer of natural ingredients from edible and inedible bionutrients posted revenue of $835.1 million in the period.

Darling shares have risen almost 6% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $20.35, a rise of 21% in the last 12 months.

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