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Northwest Natural: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $43.2 million.

The Portland, Oregon-based company said it had profit of $1.49 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.73 per share.

The natural gas distributor posted revenue of $285.3 million in the period.

Northwest Natural expects full-year earnings to be $2.25 to $2.45 per share.

Northwest Natural shares have risen 14% since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 10% in the last 12 months.

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