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Republic First: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Republic First Bancorp Inc. (FRBK) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $426,000.

The Philadelphia-based bank said it had earnings of 1 cent per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $30.5 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $24.2 million, beating Street forecasts.

Republic First shares have dropped 10 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped 37 percent in the last 12 months.

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