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Emcor Group tops Street 2Q forecasts

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Emcor Group Inc. (EME) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $56.8 million.

The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 95 cents per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 80 cents per share.

The construction and maintenance company posted revenue of $1.9 billion in the period, also topping Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.88 billion.

Emcor Group expects full-year earnings to be $3.40 to $3.60 per share.

Emcor Group shares have dropped 10 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 22 percent in the last 12 months.

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