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Independence Holding: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Independence Holding Co. (IHC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.8 million.

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 32 cents per share.

The insurance company posted revenue of $87.6 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $28.5 million, or $1.89 per share. Revenue was reported as $350.8 million.

Independence Holding shares have climbed nearly 8 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $37.97, a rise of 20 percent in the last 12 months.

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