MVB Financial Maintains Earnings Strength with Strong Third Quarter Earnings

The following results compare the third quarter 2015 to the same quarter prior year

- Net income increased by 161.8 percent or $869,000 to $1,406,000

- Total assets increased 20.2 percent to reach $1.3 billion

- Net loans increased 30.5 percent, reaching $987 million

- Total deposits grew 20.3 percent to $1,018 million

- Noninterest income was up 51.3 percent or $3.4 million

Nov 05, 2015, 08:45 ET from MVB Financial Corp.

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MVB Financial Corp., (OTC Markets Group OTCQB: MVBF) today announced quarterly results for the period end September 30, 2015.  MVB Financial and its subsidiaries – MVB Bank, MVB Mortgage, and MVB Insurance (collectively "MVB") – reported total net income of $1,406,000. Year to date, MVB has reported record results for the first nine months with total net income of $5,414,000, or 103.2 percent greater than the same period of 2014.

Year-to-Date 2015:

  • Net income increased 103.2 percent for a total of $5, 414,000
  • Net interest income is up $3.7 million or 17.6 percent
  • Noninterest income is up $12.5 million or 64.4 percent
  • Total revenues are up $16.2M or 40.0 percent
  • Noninterest expense is up $11.9M or 33.7 percent

These results have created operating leverage during 2015 that has produced a year to date increase in pretax income of $4.7M, or a 146.3 percent increase over the first nine months of 2014.

MVB maintained earnings momentum from the preceding two quarters in 2015. Strong performance continued from the mortgage operation along with sustained loan and deposit growth from banking operations. Net income increased by 161.8 percent, or $869,000 compared to the third quarter of 2014.

"We began the year with a record first quarter, followed up by a solid second quarter, and our team has continued its concentration to manage effective growth across all business lines throughout these first nine months," said Larry F. Mazza, CEO, MVB Financial Corp. "Maintaining our strong balance sheet growth, the diversification of our revenue sources and focused execution on our strategies are critical to our continued successes."   

Comparing results to the third quarter 2014:

  • Net loans increased 30.5 percent, reaching $987 million
  • Total assets increased $220 million or 20.2 percent to reach $1.3 billion
  • Total deposits grew $172 million to $1,018 million or a 20.3 percent increase
  • Net interest income grew 27.8 percent, or $2.0 million to $9.0 million
  • Noninterest income was up 51.3 percent or $3.4 million, due to the residential mortgage business line

Comparing results from the second quarter 2015 to the third quarter 2015:

  • Net loans increased 9.2 percent, or $83.4 million leading to an increase in total assets of 4.3 percent or $53.5 million
  • Deposits increased 14.3 percent, or $127.3 million from the second quarter of 2015, with $68.7 million coming from the acquisition of two branches from Susquehanna, a division of BB&T
  • Net interest income increased 7.0 percent or $592,000 more than the prior quarter, reflecting strong growth in earning assets during the quarter
  • Noninterest income decreased by 5.5 percent or $580,000
    • During the quarter the mark-to-market of MVB's mortgage derivative asset declined by $1.9M
    • During the quarter MVB recognized a $618,000 gain on the sale of a bank-owned, repossessed property
    • Apart from these items other noninterest income sources increased by 6.5 percent or $698,000, led by increases in mortgage fee income and commercial lending revenues
  • Noninterest expense growth was held to 4.5 percent, or $713,000 compared to the prior quarter.
    • This number includes $622,000 of expense related to the acquisition, conversion and integration of the two Susquehanna branch locations

"Our third quarter results are a clear demonstration of our performance and commitment to our strategic vision for all areas of MVB Financial," Mazza said.

Notable actions completed in third quarter 2015:

  • MVB Bank completed the acquisition of two branches of Susquehanna Bank in Martinsburg and Inwood, West Virginia. The transaction was approved by regulators on July 21, 2015 and was completed on August 28, 2015. The full integration of the two branches, including all branding and employee orientation occurred before open of business on August 31, 2015.
  • In August, the MVB Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share to shareholders of record on September 1, 2015. The dividend was paid September 15, 2015.  The Board approved the transition from a semi-annual dividend to a quarterly dividend schedule at the August 18, 2015 meeting.
  • BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation's leading bank rating and research firm, again recognized MVB Bank as a 5-Star Superior bank, indicating MVB's bank's safety, soundness and financial strength. MVB Bank has received the 5-Star Superior bank rating for 18 consecutive quarters and a BauerFinancial, Inc., Recommended Bank for 52 consecutive quarters.

About MVB Financial Corp. 
MVB Financial Corp. (OTCQB: MVBF) is a financial holding company headquartered in Fairmont, W.Va. Through its subsidiaries, MVB Bank, Inc., MVB Mortgage and MVB Insurance, the company provides community banking, mortgage banking, insurance and wealth management services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region. Its largest subsidiary MVB Bank, with 12 locations in West Virginia, was named 2015 Community Bank of the Year by the W. Va. District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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