MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) _ Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $6.4 million.

On a per-share basis, the Melville, New York-based company said it had profit of 26 cents.

The communications company posted revenue of $170.3 million in the period.

Comtech shares have risen 50% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $36.44, a rise of 46% in the last 12 months.


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