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Darling posts 4Q profit

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $40.5 million.

On a per-share basis, the Irving, Texas-based company said it had profit of 25 cents.

The producer of natural ingredients from edible and inedible bionutrients posted revenue of $887.3 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $102.3 million, or 62 cents per share. Revenue was nearly unchanged at $3.4 billion.

Darling shares have climbed nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $13.01, an increase of 44 percent in the last 12 months.

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