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First Financial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

RENTON, Wash. (AP) _ First Financial Northwest Inc. (FFNW) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $2.2 million.

The bank, based in Renton, Washington, said it had earnings of 21 cents per share.

The bank posted revenue of $15.1 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $10.7 million, falling short of Street forecasts.

For the year, the company reported profit of $14.9 million, or $1.43 per share. Revenue was reported as $44.1 million.

First Financial shares have decreased slightly since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $15.41, a fall of slightly more than 4 percent in the last 12 months.

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