Republic Bancorp (RBCAA) in Louisville, Ky., fell well short of analysts' expectations after it slogged through legal disputes with some business partners.

The $3.4 billion-asset company's earnings fell 80% from a year earlier, to $1.3 million. Earnings per share of 7 cents missed the average estimate of analysts polled by Bloomberg by 21 cents.

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