Wall Street shrugged off Union Planters Corp.'s worse-than-expected fourth-quarter loss Friday, as analysts focused on better prospects for 1995.

Union Planters, which is based in Memphis, announced late Thursday that it had lost $16.8 million, or 47 cents a share, due to acquisition-related and bond restructuring charges. Analysts who follow the company closely had been expecting a loss of about 15 cents a share.

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