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Sensient posts 1Q profit

MILWAUKEE (AP) _ Sensient Technologies Corp. (SXT) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $13.2 million.

The Milwaukee-based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were 82 cents per share.

The maker of colors, flavors and fragrances posted revenue of $341.4 million in the period.

Sensient expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.35 to $3.45 per share.

Sensient shares have climbed 6 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $83.27, an increase of 24 percent in the last 12 months.

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