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Lumbee Guaranty Bank Reports 2nd Quarter 2022 Earnings

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 3:10 PM
Lumbee Guaranty Bank
Topic:
Earnings

Company reports strong quarterly earnings, asset growth, and continued improvement in asset quality

  • $1.24 million in net income for the quarter-ended June 30, 2022.
  • 6.0% asset growth, driven by an 8.5% increase in deposits.
  • Continued improvement in asset quality.

PEMBROKE, NC / ACCESSWIRE / August 3, 2022 / For the quarter ended June 30, 2022, Lumbee Guaranty Bank ("Lumbee" or "Bank"), reported net income of $1,236,000, or earnings per share of $0.37, compared to net income of $1,027,000, or earnings per share of $0.30, for the same period in 2021. For the six-month period ended as of the same date, Lumbee reported net income of $2.293 million in 2022, or earnings per share of $0.69, compared to net income of $2.089 million for the six months ended June 30, 2021, or earnings per share of $0.62. The primary causes of the increase in net income compared to prior periods were an increase in deposit service charges on accounts and an increase in other non-interest income due to a Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) grant from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

As of June 30, 2022, Lumbee reported assets of $481.9 million, an increase of 6.0% over assets of $454.6 million as of June 30, 2021. Loans decreased 8.0% to $180.1 million, compared to loans of $195.7 million reported June 30, 2021. Investments rose to $234.5 million from $205.1 million at the year-ago date, an increase of 14.3%. Deposits grew to $437.7 million at June 30, 2022, an increase of 8.5% from June 30, 2021 deposits of $403.5 million. Capital levels remained solid, as shareholders equity totaled $35.3 million, or 7.3% of assets at June 30, 2022, versus $43.8 million, or 9.6% of assets at the year-ago date.

Net interest income totaled $3.51 million in the second quarter of 2022, up 2.8% from $3.41 million in the year-ago quarter. The stability of the interest income was due to a decrease in Paycheck Protection Program fees in 2021 offset by an increase in interest on investments during the second quarter of 2022. Noninterest income was up 58.7% to $808 thousand in 2022's second quarter from $509 thousand in the year-ago quarter, due to increased deposit service charges and the BEA grant previously mentioned. Noninterest expense was $2.91 million in the second quarter of 2022, up 3.4% from $2.81 million in the year-ago quarter. The increased expenses were due to a combination of increased data processing costs and other expenses.

Nonperforming assets ("NPAs") at June 30, 2022, (including nonaccruing loans, loans more than 90 days past due and still accruing, and OREO) were $1.4 million, or 0.30% of total assets, which was down 66% from $4.2 million, or 0.93% of total assets, at June 30, 2021, and down 30% from $2.1 million, or 0.42% of total assets, at March 31, 2022. The allowance for loan losses was $2.0 million, or 1.09% of gross loans, at June 30, 2022, versus $2.3 million, or 1.17% of gross loans, at the year-ago date.

"Our Bank had strong financial results in the second quarter, with earnings exceeding projections again" said Kyle R. Chavis, Chief Executive Officer of Lumbee. "We were able to grow our loan portfolio by $4.3 million during the quarter, and we continued to attract new deposit customers by focusing on providing value and excellent service. I am particularly proud that our bank was awarded and received a Bank Enterprise Award grant from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund of the U.S. Treasury. This grant is recognition of the small business lending we have always done in the communities we serve." Chavis continued, "As interest rates rise and economic conditions change, we will continue to strive to meet the financial needs of the citizens of southeastern North Carolina and to demonstrate the value of doing business with a community bank."

Lumbee Guaranty Bank is a community bank headquartered in Pembroke, NC and serves Robeson, Cumberland, and Hoke Counties. Established in 1971, the Bank offers a full array of financial services through its network of fourteen strategically located branch offices over the three-county area. The Bank's common stock is traded on the OTC-QX under the stock symbol LUMB.

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The information as of and for the quarter ended June 30, 2022, as presented is unaudited. This news release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those projected, for various reasons, including our ability to manage growth, our limited operating history, substantial changes in financial markets, regulatory changes, changes in interest rates, loss of deposits and loan demand to other savings and financial institutions, and changes in real estate values and the real estate market.

LUMBEE GUARANTY BANK
Statement of Operations (unaudited) Six Months Ended, June 30,

2022 2021
(Dollars in thousands)
Assets
Cash and due from banks
$5,841 $5,612
Interest-earning deposits with banks
34,656 25,777
Total cash and cash equivalents
40,497 31,389
Net Investments
234,498 205,094
Loans receivable
180,050 195,683
Allowance for loan losses
1,963 2,280
Net loans receivable
178,087 193,403
Bank premises & equipment, net
8,357 8,745
Other assets
20,414 15,970
Total assets
$481,853 $454,601
Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity
Deposits:
Demand deposits, Money market & NOW
$312,683 $283,150
Savings
43,868 37,871
Time deposits
81,170 82,436
Total deposits
437,721 403,457
Securities Sold under Agreement to Repurchase
2,264 1,844
Other borrowed money
64 98
Accrued interest payable and other liabilities
6,505 5,421
Total liabilities
446,554 410,820
Total shareholders' equity
35,299 43,781
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity
$481,853 $454,601
Book value per share
$10.57 $12.96

LUMBEE GUARANTY BANK
Statement of Operations (unaudited) Six Months Ended, June 30,

2022 2021
(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)
Interest Income
7,054 7,200
Interest Expense
281 397
Net Interest Income
6,773 6,803
Provision for loan losses
-88 -100
Net Interest Income after provision
6,861 6,903
Service charges on deposit accounts
752 571
Other
669 530
Total noninterest Income
1,421 1,101
Realized gains/(loss) on AFS securities
0 -18
Personnel costs
3,225 3,218
Occupancy and equipment
767 756
Data processing fees
619 596
Other
1,081 978
Total noninterest expense
5,692 5,548
Net Income before income taxes
2,590 2,438
Income taxes
297 349
Net Income
2,293 2,089
Net income per common share
$0.69 $0.62

LUMBEE GUARANTY BANK
Statement of Operations (unaudited) Three Months Ended, June 30,

2022 2021
(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)
Interest Income
3,645 3,589
Interest Expense
137 178
Net Interest Income
3,508 3,411
Provision for loan losses
0 -100
Net Interest Income after provision
3,508 3,511
Service charges on deposit accounts
381 282
Other
427 227
Total noninterest Income
808 509
Realized gains/(loss) on AFS securities
0 -18
Personnel costs
1,594 1,616
Occupancy and equipment
392 384
Data processing fees
322 286
Other
602 528
Total noninterest expense
2,910 2,814
Net Income before income taxes
1,406 1,188
Income taxes
170 161
Net Income
1,236 1,027
Net income per common share
$0.37 $0.30

CONTACT:

Kyle R. Chavis, Chief Executive Officer
Lumbee Guaranty Bank
(910) 521-9707; [email protected]; www.lumbeeguarantybank.com

SOURCE: Lumbee Guaranty Bank

Topic:
Earnings
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