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National Beverage: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) _ National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $34.5 million.

The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company said it had profit of 74 cents per share.

The soft drink and seltzer maker posted revenue of $263.6 million in the period.

National Beverage shares have declined 43% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $40.68, a decline of 66% in the last 12 months.

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