ATLANTA (AP) _ The Providence Service Corp. (PRSC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $6.1 million.
The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 47 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations, were 81 cents per share.
The provider of government-sponsored social services posted revenue of $393.4 million in the period.
Providence Service shares have climbed 12% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $67.02, dropping slightly in the last 12 months.