FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MVB Financial Corp. (OTC Markets Group OTCQB: MVBF), today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. MVB Financial Corp. and its subsidiaries – MVB Bank, Inc., MVB Insurance, and MVB Mortgage (collectively "MVB") – reported net income of $2.3 million, a 64% increase over the same period during the prior year. Earnings per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 was $0.25, a 56% increase over the same period of the prior year. Net income through the first nine months of 2016 was $10.6 million, which included $6.7 million in net income from continuing operations. Earnings per share through the first nine months of the year was $1.22, including $0.73 from continuing operations.
"MVB's third quarter results reflect continued effective execution of our strategic plan to diversify revenues, strengthen our core deposits base and sustain strong balance sheet growth." said Larry F. Mazza, CEO, "We are confident in the remainder of 2016 and the entire MVB team continues to be focused on furthering long-term shareholder value through our service to clients and the communities we serve."
Comparing linked quarter results from the third quarter 2016 to the second quarter 2016:
- Net loans decreased $11.49 million or 1.07 percent
- Deposits increased 5.58 percent, or $59.5 million
- Net interest income decreased 0.12 percent
- Noninterest income increased by 4.37 percent
- Noninterest expense increased 5.54 percent, or $1.0 million
Other notable items in third quarter 2016:
- In August, the MVB Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share to shareholders of record on September 1, 2016. The dividend was paid on September 15, 2016. Dividends have been consistently paid to shareholders dating back to 2008.
- In September, the MVB Board of Directors announced the appointment of new board member, Gary A. LeDonne. Mr. LeDonne is a retired partner in the Big 4 accounting firm EY and is now an Executive in Residence and professor at West Virginia University and brings extensive financial and accounting knowledge and solid experience to the Board. Mr. LeDonne's Board term is subject to the approval of the shareholders of MVB at the 2017 annual meeting.
- BauerFinancial, Inc., a leading national bank rating and research firm, again recognized MVB Bank as a 5-Star Superior bank, indicating MVB Bank's safety, soundness and financial strength.
About MVB Financial Corp.
MVB Financial Corp. (OTCQB: MVBF) is a financial holding company headquartered in Fairmont, W.Va. Through its subsidiary, MVB Bank, Inc., and the bank's subsidiaries, MVB Mortgage and MVB Insurance, the company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.
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