UMB reports year-end earnings gain

UMB Financial Corp. saw its earnings increase in 2012, the bank holding company of UMB Bank said in a news release.

The Kansas City, Mo.-based company said in a report released after the markets closed Tuesday that its earnings for 2012 were $122.7 million, compared with $106.5 million in 2011.

UMB Bank operates three branches in Wichita.