SOURCE: FNB Bancorp

FNB Bancorp

August 07, 2009 16:00 ET

First National Bank of Northern California Reports a Second Quarter 2009 Loss of $0.06 per Diluted Share

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 7, 2009) - FNB Bancorp (OTCBB: FNBG), parent company of First National Bank of Northern California, today announced a loss for the second quarter of 2009 of $185,000 or $0.06 per diluted share after deducting dividends on preferred stock, compared to operating earnings of $1,090,000 or $0.35 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2008. Net income for the second quarter of 2009 was $4,000 before the payment of preferred stock dividends, which compares favorably to the net loss of $1,189,000 before the payment of preferred stock dividends recorded during the first quarter of 2009. The first cash dividend payments on the preferred shares outstanding were made as scheduled during the second quarter of 2009. Total consolidated assets as of June 30, 2009 were $661,828,000 compared to $660,957,000 as of December 31, 2008.

Financial Highlights: Second Quarter, 2009

Consolidated Statements of Earnings
(in '000s except earnings per share amounts)

                    Three months  Three months   Six months    Six months
                       ended         ended         ended         ended
                      June 30,      June 30,      June 30,      June 30,
                        2009          2008          2009          2008
                    ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------

Interest income     $      8,643  $      9,657  $     17,554  $     20,028
Interest expense           2,362         2,841         4,681         6,163
                    ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------
   Net interest
    income                 6,281         6,816        12,873        13,865
Provision for loan
 losses                     (760)         (300)       (2,900)       (1,290)
Noninterest income         1,245         1,137         2,594         2,398
Noninterest expense        6,758         6,286        14,178        12,463
                    ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------
   Interest before
    income taxes               8         1,367        (1,611)        2,510
Provision for
 income taxes                 (4)         (277)          426          (533)
                    ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------
   Net earnings
    (loss)                     4         1,090        (1,185)        1,977
   Dividends and
    discount
    accretion
    on preferred
    stock                    189             -           205             -
                    ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------
   Net earnings
    (loss)
    available to
    common
    shareholders    $       (185) $      1,090  $     (1,390) $      1,977
                    ============  ============  ============  ============

Basic earnings per
 share              $      (0.06) $       0.35  $      (0.46) $       0.64
Diluted earnings
 per share          $      (0.06) $       0.35  $      (0.46) $       0.63

Average assets      $    673,061  $    651,661  $    665,571  $    652,069
Average equity      $     78,825  $     67,754  $     75,977  $     67,750
Return on average
 assets                    -0.11%         0.67%        -0.84%         1.21%
Return on average
 equity                    -0.94%         6.44%        -7.32%        11.67%
Efficiency ratio              90%           79%           92%           77%
Net interest margin
 (taxable
 equivalent)                4.21%         4.71%         4.37%         4.80%
Average shares
 outstanding               3,030         3,111         3,030         3,111
Average diluted
 shares outstanding        3,030         3,122         3,030         3,121







Financial Highlights: Second Quarter, 2009

Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in '000s)

                           As of        As of        As of        As of
                          June 30,   December 31,   June 30,   December 31,
                            2009         2008         2008         2007
                        ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------

   Assets:
Cash and cash
 equivalents            $     36,696 $     14,865 $     18,766 $     15,750
Securities available
 for sale                     89,556       99,221      103,067       94,432
Loans, net                   487,312      497,984      488,709      489,574
Premises, equipment and
 leasehold improvements       12,381       13,030       13,677       13,686
Other real estate owned        5,492        3,557        3,955          440
Goodwill                       1,841        1,841        1,841        1,841
Other assets                  28,550       30,459       29,135       28,742
                        ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------
   Total assets         $    661,828 $    660,957 $    659,150 $    644,465
                        ============ ============ ============ ============

   Liabilities and
    stockholders'
    equity:
Deposits:
Demand and NOW          $    170,734 $    179,688 $    180,573 $    181,638
Savings and money
 market                      233,951      179,382      193,071      181,276
Time                         133,793      141,840      133,832      136,341
                        ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------
   Total deposits            538,478      500,910      507,476      499,255
Federal Home Loan Bank
 advances                     40,000       86,100       70,000       66,000
Federal funds purchased            -            -        7,330        5,595
Accrued expenses and
 other liabilities             5,511        5,798        7,423        7,070
                        ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------
   Total liabilities         583,989      592,808      592,229      577,920
Stockholders' equity          77,839       68,149       66,921       66,545
                        ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------
   Total liab. and
    stockholders'
    equity              $    661,828 $    660,957 $    659,150 $    644,465
                        ============ ============ ============ ============

Other Financial
 Information

Allowance for loan
 losses                 $      9,095 $      7,075 $      5,800 $      5,638
Nonperforming assets    $     32,385 $     17,659 $     16,567 $     11,905
Total gross loans       $    496,407 $    505,059 $    494,509 $    495,212

During the first six months of 2009, assets grew by $871,000 or less than 1% above December 31, 2008 levels. Total deposits increased by $37,568,000 or approximately 7% during this same time period. Over the last six months we have decreased our FHLB borrowings by $46,100,000 in an effort to place increased emphasis on developing long-term deposit relationships. Our deposit growth during the first six months of 2009 has been very strong, allowing us to repay over $46 million in Federal Home Loan Bank advances. The current rate environment of very low short term rates has negatively affected our taxable equivalent net interest margin, which has decreased to 4.21% during the second quarter of 2009, compared with 4.38% for the same period in 2008. Our quarterly net interest income decreased by $535,000 year over year. "During the second quarter of 2009, we added $760,000 into our provision for loan losses in order to increase our allowance for loan losses to $9,095,000 or 1.83% of gross loans. This action was taken to insure that reserves were sufficient to absorb any future losses that may occur in our lending portfolio. Management believes that the negative effects of the current recession are now fully reflected in our reserves, and we believe that increases in our provision for the remainder of 2009 will be significantly lower than the provision recorded during the first half of the year," stated Tom McGraw, CEO.

"We are working very hard to insure our loan customers have the credit they need as they move their business plans forward. Our Money Market Maximizer accounts has been very well received by our deposit customers, adding to the growth of our deposits. We are highly liquid and remain 'well capitalized' by regulatory standards. We continue to look for new business opportunities, both in our current marketplace, and in the surrounding Bay Area. The strength of our balance sheet will allow us to grow our banking franchise in a safe and sound manner well into the future, during a time when others may be required to sell assets and shrink their institutions to the detriment of their shareholders," continued Mr. McGraw.

"Management has had to make some painful decisions during the first six months of 2009. We believe these decisions have paved the way for the Bank to not only survive this recession, but to emerge ready to attract new customers, continue to grow the franchise, and to provide a solid investment to our shareholders," stated Mr. McGraw.

Cautionary Statement: This release contains certain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated herein. Management's assumptions and projections are based on their anticipation of future events and actual performance may differ materially from those projected. Risks and uncertainties which could impact future financial performance include, among others, (a) competitive pressures in the banking industry; (b) changes in the interest rate environment; (c) general economic conditions, either nationally or regionally or locally, including fluctuations in real estate values; (d) changes in the regulatory environment; (e) changes in business conditions or the securities markets and inflation; (f) possible shortages of gas and electricity at utility companies operating in the State of California, and (g) the effects of terrorism, including the events of September 11, 2001, and thereafter, and the conduct of war on terrorism by the United States and its allies. Therefore, the information set forth herein, together with other information contained in the periodic reports filed by FNB Bancorp with the Securities and Exchange Commission, should be carefully considered when evaluating its business prospects. FNB Bancorp undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Tom McGraw
    Chief Executive Officer
    (650) 875-4864

    Dave Curtis
    Chief Financial Officer
    (650) 875-4862

    Website: www.fnbnorcal.com