J.W. Mays posts 2Q profit

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) _ J.W. Mays Inc. (MAYS) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $2.5 million.

On a per-share basis, the Brooklyn, New York-based company said it had profit of $1.21. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, came to 4 cents per share.

The commercial real estate leasing company posted revenue of $4.8 million in the period.

J.W. Mays shares have fallen nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $38, a decrease of 8 percent in the last 12 months.

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