Vector posts 3Q profit

MIAMI (AP) _ Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $19.3 million.

The Miami-based company said it had profit of 13 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 16 cents per share.

The discount cigarette maker posted revenue of $484.6 million in the period.

Vector shares have declined slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased roughly 5 percent in the last 12 months.

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