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Peoples Utah Bancorp posts 1Q profit

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) _ Peoples Utah Bancorp (PUB) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $6.5 million.

The bank, based in American Fork, Utah, said it had earnings of 36 cents per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $22.7 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $21.9 million.

Peoples Utah Bancorp shares have risen nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $27.55, an increase of 67 percent in the last 12 months.

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