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Green Bancorp posts 1Q profit

HOUSTON (AP) _ Green Bancorp Inc. (GNBC) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $7.2 million.

The bank, based in Houston, said it had earnings of 19 cents per share.

The holding company for Green Bank posted revenue of $45 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $38.1 million.

Green Bancorp shares have climbed 12 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $17.05, more than doubling in the last 12 months.

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