J. Alexander's posts 4Q profit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ J. Alexander's Holdings Inc. (JAX) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $5.3 million.

The Nashville, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of 36 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to 37 cents per share.

The casual dining restaurants operator posted revenue of $61.3 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $7.3 million, or 50 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $233.3 million.

J. Alexander's shares have risen 4 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $10.10, a rise of roughly 9 percent in the last 12 months.

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