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Simmons First National posts 1Q profit

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) _ Simmons First National Corp. (SFNC) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $22.1 million.

The Pine Bluff, Arkansas-based bank said it had earnings of 70 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 71 cents per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $108.5 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $102.4 million.

Simmons First National shares have declined 13 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $53.80, a rise of 15 percent in the last 12 months.

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