First Financial Northwest (FFNW) in Renton, Wash., reported higher quarterly earnings after settling a lawsuit with an activist investor.

Net income at $943 million-asset company rose 63% from a year earlier, to $1.5 million, or 9 cents a share. Net interest income and noninterest income fell in the fourth quarter from a year earlier.

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