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Exterran posts 1Q profit

HOUSTON (AP) _ Exterran Corp. (EXTN) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $20.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

The Houston-based company said it had profit of 56 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 13 cents per share.

The provider of services for the oil and natural gas industry posted revenue of $280.7 million in the period.

Exterran shares have increased 14 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $27.27, a rise of 80 percent in the last 12 months.

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