NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) _ KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (KS) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $32.7 million.
The Northbrook, Illinois-based company said it had profit of 33 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 43 cents per share.
The maker of paper container and packaging products posted revenue of $799.2 million in the period.
KapStone shares have risen 53 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $34.70, a rise of 53 percent in the last 12 months.
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