Commerce Bancshares (CBSH) in Kansas City, Mo., posted stronger quarterly results because of higher card fees and loan volume.

The $22 billion-asset company's fourth-quarter earnings rose 1.2% from the third quarter and 9% from a year earlier, to $66.8 million, or 72 cents a share. Full-year earnings totaled $269 million.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.