National Beverage posts profit of $8.8 million in third quarter

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National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $8.8 million.

On a per-share basis, the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida-based company said its earnings amounted to 19 cents.

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The soft drink and seltzer maker posted revenue of $143 million in the period.

National Beverage shares have dropped roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has decreased 0.5 percent in the last 12 months.

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