LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIBC) (the "Company"), the holding company for Wilshire State Bank (the "Bank"), today reported net income available to common shareholders of $15.2 million, or $0.21 per diluted common share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2012. This compares to net income available to common shareholders of $5.8 million, or $0.08 per common share, for the same period of the prior year, and net income of $38.5 million, or $0.54 per common share, for the third quarter of 2012. The increase in net income from the fourth quarter of 2011 is primarily attributable to a $12.0 million negative provision for losses on loans and loan commitments. The decline in net income from the third quarter of 2012 is primarily attributable to the return to a normalized tax provision.
Wilshire Bancorp Reports Net Income Of $15.2 Million Or $0.21 Earnings Per Share For Fourth Quarter 2012
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