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First Cash Financial Services: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ First Cash Financial Services Inc. (FCFS) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $33.3 million.

The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had profit of 76 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions and non-recurring costs, came to 81 cents per share.

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

The pawn store posted revenue of $429.9 million in the period, missing Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $440.5 million.

First Cash Financial Services expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.45 to $3.55 per share.

First Cash Financial Services shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 26 percent in the last 12 months.

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