Iberiabank (IBKC) in Lafayette, La., reported a jump in fourth-quarter profit thanks to higher fee income and lower interest expenses.

The $13.1 billion-asset company said its net income for the quarter rose 33%, to $23.2 million, compared with the fourth quarter of 2011. The bank's per-share earnings of 79 cents were in line with the estimates of analysts polled by Bloomberg.

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