PB Financial Corporation Reports Record First Quarter 2021 Earnings
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PB Financial Corporation Reports Record First Quarter 2021 Earnings

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:10 AM
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ROCKY MOUNT, NC / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2021 / Ted E. Whitehurst, President and CEO of PB Financial Corporation (the "Company"), the holding company for Providence Bank, reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2021, of $2,150,425 compared to $1,515,938 for the same period in 2020, an increase of 41.85%.

As of March 31, 2021, the Company reported total assets of $617.6 million compared to $531.5 million at March 31, 2020, an increase of 16.20%. Total deposits were $484.5 million and gross loans were $495.9 million at the end of the first quarter of 2021, compared to total deposits of $397.6 million and gross loans of $419.6 million at the end of the first quarter of 2020, increases of 21.86% and 18.19% respectively.

Whitehurst commented, "I am very pleased to report the largest quarterly earnings in our history. Continued growth in loans and deposits along with a focus on expense management has allowed us to provide consistent financial results for our shareholders. We have also been very active in assisting businesses in our communities with the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), including working through the forgiveness process for round one PPP loans and originating round two PPP loans."

For the three-month period ended March 31, 2021, the Bank had basic earnings of $0.98 per share compared to $0.69 per share for the same period last year, an increase of 42.03%. As of March 31, 2021, book value per common share was $27.06 compared to $25.00 at March 31, 2020, an increase of 8.24%. On February 25, 2021, the Company paid its first quarter dividend of $0.23 per share for each share of common stock outstanding. It was our 37th consecutively increased quarterly cash dividend paid to shareholders.

Providence Bank is a state-chartered community bank headquartered at 450 N. Winstead Avenue in Rocky Mount, North Carolina with branches in Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Nashville, Wilson and Raleigh.


This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding PB Financial Corporation. Those statements may include but are not limited to statements regarding the Company's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements identified by words such as "believes," "considers," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects," "would be," and similar expressions. These statements are based upon current beliefs and expectations of management of PB Financial Corporation and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual or future results or events may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. PB Financial Corporation does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements in this press release. The information as of and for the quarters ended March 31, 2021 and March 31, 2020 as presented are unaudited.

PB Financial Corporation      
Consolidated Balance Sheets and Statements of Operations
Balance Sheets
  March 31,     December 31,  
In Thousands
  2021     2020  
  (unaudited)       *  
Cash and due from banks
  $ 11,856     $ 6,939  
Interest-earning deposits with banks
    42,780       56,301  
Investment securities
    41,487       32,551  
Loans, gross
    495,879       464,220  
Allowance for loan losses
    (4,949 )     (4,592 )
Other assets
    30,539       31,140  

Total assets
  $ 617,592     $ 586,559  
Liabilities and
Shareholders' Equity
  $ 484,510     $ 456,413  
Borrowed funds
    70,366       68,431  
Other liabilities
    3,445       3,614  
Shareholders' Equity
    59,271       58,101  
Total liabilities and
shareholders' equity
  $ 617,592     $ 586,559  
Book value per share
  $ 27.06     $ 26.60  


Statements of Operations
  For the three months ended  
In Thousands
  March 31,     March 31,  
  2021     2020  
  (unaudited)     (unaudited)  
Interest income
  $ 6,349     $ 5,966  
Interest expense
    1,360       1,649  
Net interest income
    4,989       4,317  
Provision for loan losses
    356       475  
Net interest income after
provision for loan losses
    4,633       3,842  
Non interest income
    339       209  
Non interest expense
    2,196       2,091  
Income before income taxes
    2,776       1,960  
Income tax expense
    626       444  
Net income
  $ 2,150     $ 1,516  
Net income per common share - basic
  $ 0.98     $ 0.69  
Net income per common share - diluted
  $ 0.96     $ 0.67  
* Derived from audited financial statements


For more information, contact:

PB Financial Corporation
Ted E. Whitehurst, President and CEO
252-467-2990; [email protected]

SOURCE: PB Financial Corporation

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