BRIEF-Sandy Spring Bancorp Reports Q1 Net Income $21.7 Mln

April 19 (Reuters) – Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc:

* SANDY SPRING BANCORP REPORTS NET INCOME OF $21.7 MILLION FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2018

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.61

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.74 — THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

* CURRENT QUARTER’S RESULTS INCLUDED IMPACT OF $9.0 MILLION IN MERGER EXPENSES

* QTRLY NET INTEREST INCOME $62.9 MILLION $40.3 MILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Author: JEFFREY LIPTON BARBADOS