Shares of Cadence Financial Corp. in Starkville, Miss., fell Tuesday after the $2.1 billion-asset bank said that its first-quarter loss would be significantly higher than it previously estimated.

After taking a $66.8 million goodwill impairment charge, Cadence said it swung to a first-quarter loss of $84.5 million, or $7.09 a share, from a profit of $2.8 million, or 23 cents a share, a year earlier.

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