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Southern National Bancorp: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) _ Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc. (SONA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $9 million.

The McLean, Virginia-based bank said it had earnings of 37 cents per share.

The holding company for Sonabank posted revenue of $32.7 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $24 million, beating Street forecasts.

For the year, the company reported profit of $33.2 million, or $1.36 per share. Revenue was reported as $96.2 million.

Southern National Bancorp shares have dropped almost 7% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $15.23, a rise of nearly 3% in the last 12 months.

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