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Nicholas Financial: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) _ Nicholas Financial Inc. (NICK) on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $268,000.

On a per-share basis, the Clearwater, Florida-based company said it had profit of 3 cents.

The specialized consumer finance company posted revenue of $15.6 million in the period.

Nicholas Financial shares have dropped 15% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Friday, shares hit $8.83, a drop of 24% in the last 12 months.

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