ISELIN, N.J. (AP) _ Middlesex Water Co. (MSEX) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $8.7 million.

On a per-share basis, the Iselin, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 52 cents.

The water utility posted revenue of $34.9 million in the period.

Middlesex Water shares have climbed nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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