Stifel: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) on Wednesday reported net income of $176.6 million in its fourth quarter.

The company, based in St. Louis, said it had earnings of $1.43 per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $1.58 per share.

The brokerage and investment banking firm posted revenue of $1.12 billion in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $1.12 billion, which beat Street forecasts.

For the year, the company reported profit of $662.2 million, or $5.32 per share. Revenue was reported as $4.39 billion.

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