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Essa Bancorp posts 2Q profit

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Essa Bancorp Inc. (ESSA) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $1.6 million.

On a per-share basis, the Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of 15 cents.

The bank posted revenue of $16.2 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $13.1 million.

Essa Bancorp shares have decreased slightly since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $15.70, a climb of 15 percent in the last 12 months.

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