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Peoples Financial Services: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) _ Peoples Financial Services Corp. (PFIS) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $7.1 million.

The Scranton, Pennsylvania-based bank said it had earnings of 97 cents per share.

The holding company for Peoples Security Bank and Trust posted revenue of $27.3 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $22.9 million, beating Street forecasts.

Peoples Financial Services shares have climbed 9% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $48.10, a rise of 19% in the last 12 months.

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