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J&J Snack Foods posts 4Q profit

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) _ J&J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $24.3 million.

On a per-share basis, the Pennsauken, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.29.

The drink and snack maker posted revenue of $316.7 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $79.2 million, or $4.21 per share. Revenue was reported as $1.08 billion.

J&J Snack Foods shares have decreased almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $128.56, a rise of 10 percent in the last 12 months.

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