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Kinross Gold: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

TORONTO (AP) _ Kinross Gold Corp. (KGC) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $122.7 million.

The Toronto-based company said it had net income of 10 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 8 cents per share.

The gold mining company posted revenue of $879.8 million in the period.

Kinross Gold shares have climbed 47% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $6.99, more than doubling in the last 12 months.

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