Its loan-loss provision increased largely due to energy-related loans, but Hancock Holding in Gulfport, Miss., still reported higher third-quarter profits. Lower expenses and an increase in lending for healthcare, equipment finance and mortgages were the main reasons.

The $23 billion-asset company's net income rose 13% to $46.7 million from a year earlier. Revenue rose 4.4% to $226.5 million.

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