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Mercer International: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Mercer International Inc. (MERC) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $51.6 million.

On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said it had profit of 78 cents.

The pulp company posted revenue of $484 million in the period.

Mercer International shares have risen 35% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $14.07, a climb of slightly more than 5% in the last 12 months.

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