Capital Bank Financial (CBF) of Coral Gables, Fla., marked its first full quarter as a public company with an increase in profits that fell short of expectations.

The company announced Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit more than quadrupled, to $5.3 million, compared with the fourth quarter of 2011. Per-share earnings of 10 cents were 5 cents lower than the consensus estimate of analysts polled by Bloomberg.

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