BOSTON (AP) _ Safety Insurance Group Inc. (SAFT) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $26.8 million.

The Boston-based company said it had profit of $1.75 per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment costs, were $1.81 per share.

The automobile insurance provider posted revenue of $208 million in the period.

Safety Insurance shares have increased 15 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $92.30, a climb of 30 percent in the last 12 months.

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