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Aqua America Inc. Q2 Profit Climbs

Aqua America Inc. (WTR) released earnings for its second quarter that climbed from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $66.59 million, or $0.37 per share. This compares with $60.97 million, or $0.34 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.36 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 4.1% to $211.86 million from $203.42 million last year.

Aqua America Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $66.59 Mln. vs. $60.97 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $0.37 vs. $0.34 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.36
-Revenue (Q2): $211.86 Mln vs. $203.42 Mln last year.

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