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Premier Financial posts 1Q profit

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) _ Premier Financial Bancorp Inc. (PFBI) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $3.7 million.

The bank, based in Huntington, West Virginia, said it had earnings of 34 cents per share.

The multi-bank holding company posted revenue of $17.1 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $16 million.

Premier Financial shares have climbed 7 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 48 percent in the last 12 months.

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