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HomeTrust Bancshares posts 1Q profit

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) _ HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (HTBI) on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $5.6 million.

The bank, based in Asheville, North Carolina, said it had earnings of 30 cents per share.

The holding company for HomeTrust Bank posted revenue of $32.5 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $29.2 million.

HomeTrust Bancshares shares have dropped slightly since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $25.80, a rise of 38 percent in the last 12 months.

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