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PetIQ: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

EAGLE, Idaho (AP) _ PetIQ Inc. (PETQ) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

The Eagle, Idaho-based company said it had profit of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 27 cents per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 8 cents per share.

The pet medications and products maker posted revenue of $148.4 million in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $139 million.

PetIQ expects full-year revenue of $600 million.

PetIQ shares have risen 19% since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 46% in the last 12 months.

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