Shares of Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) rose in early trading Tuesday after the Little Rock, Ark., company reported a 30% increase in its second-quarter profit.

Fueled by loan and deposit gains from recent acquisitions, Bank of the Ozarks reported earnings of $26.5 million in the quarter that ended June 30, up from $20.4 million in the same period a year earlier.

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