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Primerica: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) _ Primerica Inc. (PRI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $86.5 million.

On a per-share basis, the Duluth, Georgia-based company said it had profit of $1.99. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $2.01 per share.

The life insurance and financial products company posted revenue of $487.3 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $324.1 million, or $7.33 per share. Revenue was reported as $1.9 billion.

Primerica shares have increased 17 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $113.90, an increase of 18 percent in the last 12 months.

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