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First Defiance: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) _ First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $13.2 million.

The Defiance, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 66 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were 68 cents per share.

The holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest posted revenue of $47.5 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $40.7 million.

First Defiance shares have risen 21% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $29.58, an increase of 10% in the last 12 months.

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