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John B. Sanfilippo posts 3Q profit

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) _ John B. Sanfilippo & Son Inc. (JBSS) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $6.3 million.

On a per-share basis, the Elgin, Illinois-based company said it had net income of 55 cents.

The peanut and tree nut producer posted revenue of $173.4 million in the period.

John B. Sanfilippo shares have risen almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $71.62, a rise of 31 percent in the last 12 months.

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