MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ MGE Energy Inc. (MGEE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $18.4 million.

On a per-share basis, the Madison, Wisconsin-based company said it had profit of 53 cents.

The public utility holding company posted revenue of $124.3 million in the period.

MGE shares have risen 3 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen slightly more than 2 percent in the last 12 months.

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