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Lakeland Industries posts 2Q profit

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (AP) _ Lakeland Industries Inc. (LAKE) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $1.8 million.

The Ronkonkoma, New York-based company said it had profit of 25 cents per share.

The safety garments manufacturer posted revenue of $23.9 million in the period.

Lakeland Industries shares have increased 32 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $13.70, an increase of 43 percent in the last 12 months.

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