Legg Mason Tuesday announced its earnings during the fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30 rose 19% to $143.7 million from $121 million during the same period a year earlier. This earned shareholders $1 per share, versus 99 cents per share from a year ago, slightly below analysts’ average estimates of $1.02 a share.

Revenue, however, came in on target, more than doubling to $1.03 billion, up from $466.4 million a year earlier.

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