Lafayette-based Home Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Home Bank NA, reported its first-quarter profit grew to $2.8 million, or 41 cents per share, compared to $1.4 million, or 40 cents per share, a year ago.

The first-quarter 2014 results included $2 million of pre-tax expenses related to the acquisition of Britton & Koontz Capital Corp.

President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Bordelon said the first-quarter highlights included reductions in problem assets. Home cut its nonperforming assets by $6.2 million, or 22 percent, during the first three months of the year.