Fauquier Bankshares Announces Third Quarter 2015 Earnings

- Net income of $1.35 million or $0.36 per diluted share for the quarter

- Net loans increased 6.82% compared with third quarter 2014

- Transaction deposits increased $17.5 million to $308.1 million from third quarter 2014

Nov 02, 2015, 09:29 ET from Fauquier Bankshares, Inc.

WARRENTON, Va., Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBSS) parent company of The Fauquier Bank (TFB) reported net income of $1.35 million for the third quarter of 2015 compared with $1.42 million for the third quarter of 2014.  Basic and diluted earnings per share were $0.36 and $0.38 for the three months ended September 30, 2015 and September 30, 2014, respectively.  Net income for the first nine months of 2015 was $3.14 million compared with $3.65 million for the same period of 2014.  For the nine months ended September 30, 2015, basic and diluted earnings per share were $0.84 compared with $0.98 for the same period in 2014.

Randy K. Ferrell, President and CEO, said, "Over the last twelve months, we have seen net growth of 6.82% in our loan portfolio. Additionally, our core transaction deposits, which fund our loan growth, have grown 6.02% over the last twelve months. These have been the primary generators of the improved net interest income and net interest margin measures."

Return on average assets was 0.90% and return on average equity was 9.40% for the third quarter of 2015 compared with 0.95% and 10.43%, respectively, for the third quarter of 2014. For the nine month period ended September 30, 2015, Fauquier Bankshares' return on average assets was 0.70% and return on average equity was 7.47%, compared with 0.82% and 9.21%, respectively, for the nine month period ended September 30, 2014.

Net interest margin was 3.69% in the third quarter of 2015 compared with 3.58% for the same period in 2014.  Net interest income for the third quarter of 2015 was $5.01 million compared with $4.89 million for the same period in 2014. Net interest margin was 3.63% for the first nine months of 2015 compared with 3.58% for the same period in 2014.  Net interest income for the first nine months of 2015 was $14.73 million compared with $14.57 million for the same period in 2014. 

Nonperforming assets were $3.83 million or 0.64% of period end total assets on September 30, 2015, compared with $3.64 million or 0.62% of period end total assets on September 30, 2014.  Included in nonperforming assets on September 30, 2015 were $2.31 million of nonperforming loans and $1.52 million of other real estate owned. Net loan charge-offs for the first nine months of 2015 were $815,000, or 0.18% of average loans, compared with $72,000, or 0.02% of average loans for the same period in 2014.

The provision for loan losses for the third quarter and first nine months of 2015 were $100,000 and $200,000, respectively, compared with no provision for loan losses recorded for the same periods in 2014. The allowance for loan losses was $4.78 million or 1.03% of total loans on September 30, 2015 compared with $6.60 million or 1.51% on September 30, 2014.

Noninterest income decreased $50,000 to $1.88 million in the third quarter 2015 compared with $1.93 million in the same quarter in 2014. In the third quarter of 2015 noninterest income included the receipt of approximately $433,000 in tax-free death benefit in excess of surrender value related to bank-owned life insurance ("BOLI") compared with the receipt of approximately $300,000 in tax-free death benefit in excess of surrender value related to BOLI in third quarter 2014. Additionally, during the quarter $155,000 of passive tax losses on low income housing funds were recognized while in third quarter 2014 no passive losses were recognized.

Noninterest expense for the third quarter 2015 increased $190,000 to $5.21 million compared with $5.02 million for the third quarter 2015. Noninterest expense for the first nine months of 2015 was $15.6 million compared with $14.9 million for the first nine months of 2014.

Total assets were $594.2 million on September 30, 2015 compared with $588.2 million on September 30, 2014.  Total loans, net were $460.7 million on September 30, 2015 compared with $431.3 million on September 30, 2014.  Total deposits were $511.1 million on September 30, 2015 compared with $507.8 million on September 30, 2014.  Transaction deposits (Demand and NOW accounts) increased $17.5 million to $308.1 million on September 30, 2015, representing 60.3% of total deposits, compared with $290.6 million on September 30, 2014.

Shareholders' equity increased $2.5 million to $57.1 million on September 30, 2015 compared with $54.6 million on September 30, 2014.  The book value of FBSS stock was $15.24 per common share as of September 30, 2015.  Fauquier Bankshares' stock price closed at $15.00 per share on October 30, 2015. 

On January 1, 2015, new minimum capital requirements became effective as part of the Basel III regulatory capital reforms. On September 30, 2015, the Bank's leverage ratio was 9.98% and the Bank's common equity tier 1 capital ratio was 12.05%. The Bank's tier 1 and total risk-based ratios were 12.05% and 13.02%, respectively, on September 30, 2015. The Bank exceeds all fully phased-in capital requirements of Basel III (effective January 1, 2015 with the fully phased-in requirements effective January 1, 2019) on September 30, 2015.

Fauquier Bankshares, through its operating subsidiary, The Fauquier Bank is an independent, locally-owned, community bank offering a full range of financial services, including internet banking, mobile banking with mobile deposit, commercial, retail, insurance, wealth management, and financial planning services through eleven banking offices throughout Fauquier and Prince William counties in Virginia. Additional information is available at tfb.bank or by calling (800) 638-3798.

This news release contains financial information determined by methods other than in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("GAAP"). The Company's management uses these "non-GAAP" measures in their analysis of the Corporation's performance.  The Company's management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide a greater understanding of ongoing operations and enhance comparability of results with prior periods as well as demonstrating the effects of significant gains and charges in the current period.  The Company believes that a meaningful analysis of its financial performance requires an understanding of the factors underlying that performance.  The Company's management believes that investors may use these non-GAAP financial measures to analyze financial performance without the impact of unusual items that may obscure trends in the Company's underlying performance.  Where incorporated into our disclosures, these non-GAAP measures will be clearly identified as such. These disclosures should not be viewed as a substitute for operating results determined in accordance with GAAP, nor are they necessarily comparable to non-GAAP performance measures that may be presented by other companies.  

This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined by federal securities laws. These statements address issues that involve risks, uncertainties, estimates and assumptions made by management, and actual results could differ materially from the results contemplated by these forward-looking statements.  Factors that could have a material adverse effect on our operations and future prospects include, but are not limited to, changes in: interest rates and the shape of the interest rate yield curve, general economic conditions, legislative/regulatory policies, monetary and fiscal policies of the U.S. Government, including policies of the U.S. Treasury, the FDIC and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the quality or composition of the loan and/or investment portfolios, demand for loan products, deposit flows, competition, demand for financial services in our market area, our plans to expand our branch network and increase our market share, and accounting principles, policies and guidelines. Other risk factors are detailed from time to time in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Readers should consider these risks and uncertainties in evaluating our forward-looking statements and should not place undue reliance on such statements. We undertake no obligation to update these statements following the date of this news release.               

FAUQUIER BANKSHARES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA

For the Quarter Ended,

(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)

Sep. 30, 2015

Jun. 30, 2015

Mar. 31, 2015

Dec. 31, 2014

Sep. 30, 2014

EARNINGS STATEMENT DATA:

Interest income

$             5,460

$             5,425

$             5,373

$             5,422

$             5,526

Interest expense

448

516

560

621

635

Net interest income

5,012

4,909

4,813

4,801

4,891

Provision for loan losses

100

100

-

-

-

Net interest income after provision for loan losses

4,912

4,809

4,813

,

4,801

4,891

Noninterest income

1,884

1,695

1,276

1,572

1,930

Noninterest expense

5,212

5,150

5,215

4,952

5,021

Income (loss) before income taxes

1,584

1,354

874

1,421

1,800

Income taxes

238

305

131

269

378

Net income (loss)

$            1,346

$            1,049

$               743

$            1,152

$            1,422

PER SHARE DATA:

Net income per share, basic

$              0.36

$              0.28

$              0.20

$              0.31

$              0.38

Net income per share, diluted

$              0.36

$              0.28

$              0.20

$              0.30

$              0.38

Cash dividends

$              0.12

$              0.12

$              0.12

$              0.17

$              0.12

Average basic shares outstanding

3,744,562

3,744,562

3,737,111

3,730,877

3,730,877

Average diluted shares outstanding

3,764,416

3,761,545

3,751,222

3,754,334

3,751,316

Book value at period end

$            15.24

$            14.98

$            14.87

$            14.78

$            14.62

BALANCE SHEET DATA:

Total assets

$        594,204

$        597,792

$        597,384

$        606,286

$        588,200

Loans, net

460,705

447,344

439,318

435,070

431,278

Investment securities

56,790

58,764

57,038

58,700

56,496

Deposits

511,081

516,248

516,157

525,215

507,819

Transaction accounts (Demand & interest checking accounts)

308,060

315,347

303,320

310,342

290,603

Shareholders' equity

57,083

56,079

55,688

55,157

54,560

PERFORMANCE RATIOS:

Net interest margin(1)

3.69%

3.62%

3.59%

3.47%

3.58%

Return on average assets

0.90%

0.70%

0.50%

0.76%

0.95%

Return on average equity

9.40%

7.51%

5.42%

8.33%

10.43%

Efficiency ratio(2)

72.73%

76.74%

84.18%

76.42%

70.87%

Yield on earning assets

4.02%

4.00%

4.01%

3.91%

4.04%

Cost of interest bearing liabilities

0.41%

0.47%

0.51%

0.55%

0.57%

(1)    Net interest margin is calculated as fully taxable equivalent net interest income divided by average earning assets and represents the Company's net yield on its earning assets.

(2)    Efficiency ratio is computed by dividing non-interest expense less gains or losses on sale of other real estate owned by the sum of fully taxable equivalent net interest income and noninterest income, net of securities gains or losses.

FAUQUIER BANKSHARES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA

For the Quarter Ended,

(Dollars in thousands, except for ratios)

Sep. 30, 2015

Jun. 30, 2015

Mar. 31, 2015

Dec. 31, 2014

Sep. 30, 2014

ASSET QUALITY RATIOS:

Nonperforming loans

$           2,305

$           876

$           1,593

$           1,227

$           2,233

Other real estate owned

1,524

1,871

1,406

1,406

1,406

  Total nonperforming assets

3,829

2,747

2,999

2,633

3,639

Restructured loans still accruing

5,220

6,731

7,402

7,431

8,323

Student loans (U. S. Government 98% guaranteed) past due 90 or more days and still accruing

2,907

3,173

2,721

4,551

4,059

Other loans past due 90 or more days and still accruing

-

85

2

-

-

Total nonperforming and other risk assets

$           11,956

$           12,736

$            13,124

$            14,615

$          16,021

Nonperforming loans to total loans, period end

0.50%

0.19%

0.36%

0.28%

0.51%

Nonperforming assets to period end total assets

0.64%

0.46%

0.50%

0.43%

0.62%

Allowance for loan losses

$            4,776

$            4,684

$            5,386

$             5,391

$           6,595

Allowance for loan losses to period end loans

1.03%

1.04%

1.21%

1.22%

1.51%

Allowance for loan losses as percentage of nonperforming loans, period end

207.2%

534.7%

338.1%

439.4%

295.3%

Net loan charge-offs (recoveries) for the quarter

$               8

$             802

$                5

$             1,204

$               158

Net loan charge-offs (recoveries) to average loans

0.00%

0.18%

0.00%

0.28%

0.04%

CAPITAL RATIOS:

Tier 1 leverage ratio (Bank only)

9.98%*

9.75%*

9.65%*

9.48%

9.52%

Common equity tier 1 capital ratio (Bank only)

12.05%*

12.01%*

12.23%*

NA

NA

Tier 1 risk-based capital ratio (Bank only)

12.05%*

12.01%*

12.23%*

12.84%

12.87%

Total risk-based capital ratio (Bank only)

13.02%*

12.98%*

13.38%*

14.05%

14.13%

Tangible equity to total assets (Consolidated Company)

9.61%

9.38%

9.32%

9.10%

9.28%

*Reflects Basel III capital requirements effective January 1, 2015. When fully phased-in on January 1. 2019m the rules will require the Bank to maintain a minimum tier 1 leverage ratio of 4.0%, a minimum common equity tier 1 capital ratio of 4.5% plus a "capital conversation buffer" of 2.5% for a total of 7.0%, a tier 1 risk-based capital ratio of 6.0% plus a "capital conservation buffer" of 2.5% for a total of 8.5%, and a total risk-based capital ratio of 8.0% plus a "capital conversation buffer" of 2.5% for a total of 10.5%.

 

 FAUQUIER BANKSHARES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA

(Dollars in thousands, except per share data)

For the Nine Month Periods Ended,

Sep. 30, 2015

Sep. 30, 2014

EARNINGS STATEMENT DATA:

Interest income

$        16,258

$        16,513

Interest expense

1,524

1,943

Net interest income

14,734

14,570

Provision for loan losses

200

-

Net interest income after

  provision for loan losses

14,534

14,570

Noninterest income

4,855

5,050

Noninterest expense

15,577

14,855

Income before income taxes

3,812

4,765

     Income taxes

674

1,111

Net income

$          3,138

$          3,654

PER SHARE DATA:

Net income per share, basic

$            0.84

$            0.98

Net income per share, diluted

$            0.84

$            0.98

Cash dividends

$            0.36

$            0.36

Average basic shares outstanding

3,742,106

3,727,453

Average diluted shares outstanding

3,759,089

3,744,875

PERFORMANCE RATIOS:

Net interest margin(1)

3.63%

3.58%

Return on average assets

0.70%

0.82%

Return on average equity

7.47%

9.21%

Efficiency ratio(2)

72.73%

74.49%

Net loan charge-offs

$              815

$         72

Net loan charge-offs to average loans

0.18%

0.02%

 

(1)    Net interest margin is calculated as fully taxable equivalent net interest income divided by average earning assets and represents the Company's net yield on its earning assets.

(2)    Efficiency ratio is computed by dividing non-interest expense by the sum of fully taxable equivalent net interest income and non-interest income.

 

SOURCE Fauquier Bankshares, Inc.



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