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Vector: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

MIAMI (AP) _ Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $36 million.

On a per-share basis, the Miami-based company said it had net income of 23 cents.

The discount cigarette maker posted revenue of $504.8 million in the period.

Vector shares have increased 33% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $12.32, a decline of 2% in the last 12 months.

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