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Howard Bancorp posts 3Q profit

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) _ Howard Bancorp Inc. (HBMD) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $1.7 million.

The bank, based in Ellicott City, Maryland, said it had earnings of 17 cents per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $16.2 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $14.9 million.

Howard Bancorp shares have risen 45 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 64 percent in the last 12 months.

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