SAN FRANCISCO – E-Trade Financial Corp. reported after the close Wednesday a third-quarter profit of $47 million, or 16 cents a share, reversing a year-ago loss of $29 million, or 10 cents a share. The year-ago quarter included $50 million in one-time charges. The online brokerage firm reported revenue for the quarter fell to $417 million from $490 million. Analyst surveyed by FactSet had expected the company to post a profit of 16 cents a share on $419.9 million in revenue. E-Trade shares rose 0.6% to $17.44 in after-hours trade. The stock is up 94% so far this year, hitting a 52-week high of $17.73 on Sept. 13.
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