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SEI: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

OAKS, Pa. (AP) _ SEI Investments Co. (SEIC) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $139.8 million.

The Oaks, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of 86 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 77 cents per share.

The investment management firm posted revenue of $405.6 million in the period, which fell short of Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $411.6 million.

SEI shares have decreased nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $68.46, an increase of 35 percent in the last 12 months.

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