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Live Oak Bancshares: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) _ Live Oak Bancshares Inc. (LOB) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $10.5 million.

The Wilmington, North Carolina-based bank said it had earnings of 26 cents per share.

The bank holding company posted revenue of $62.8 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $46.9 million, falling short of Street forecasts.

For the year, the company reported profit of $51.4 million, or $1.24 per share. Revenue was reported as $211.8 million.

Live Oak Bancshares shares have increased 4 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $15.41, a decrease of 38 percent in the last 12 months.

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