|By Marketwired .||
|July 21, 2014 10:47 AM EDT||
TIMBERVILLE, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- F & M Bank Corp. (OTCQB: FMBM), parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank, announces its financial results for the second quarter and its recently declared second quarter dividend.
Selected Financial Highlights: 2014 2013 ------------------------- ------------------------- Q2 Q1 YTD Q2 Q1 YTD ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- Net Income (000's) $ 1,484 $ 1,183 $ 2,667 $ 1,133 $ 1,216 $ 2,349 Earnings per share 0.45 0.46 0.91 0.45 0.49 0.94 Net Interest Margin 4.35% 4.16% 4.26% 4.04% 3.98% 4.03% Allowance for loan losses 1.61% 1.66% 1.61% 1.72% 1.77% 1.72% Provision for loan losses (000's) $ 750 $ 750 $ 1,500 $ 1,125 $ 900 $ 2,025 Non-Performing Loans (000's) $ 7,382 $11,058 $ 7,382 $13,888 $11,685 $13,888 Equity to Assets 11.91% 11.67% 11.91% 9.15% 8.42% 9.15% Efficiency Ratio 57.72% 60.91% 58.67% 55.31% 57.74% 56.51%
Dean Withers, President and CEO, commented, "Second quarter earnings increased 30.9% versus prior year, to $1.484 million. We are very pleased to report that this is a record for any single quarter in our history. The sharp increase is due primarily to continued growth in our net interest margin, which increased to 4.35%.The primary drivers of the improved net interest margin are a continued decrease in the cost of deposits and a reduction in low yielding federal funds deposits as a result of loan growth." Withers continued, "Loans held for investment have increased $24.5 million in the last twelve months as a result of continued strong growth in our Dealer Finance Division and our Fishersville Loan Production Office."
Withers stated, "Also contributing to our improved earnings is the decrease in the provision for loan losses as a result of improvements in non-performing loans. Non-performing loans at $7.4 million decreased $6.5 million (46.8%) compared to the same period in 2013 and $3.7 million (33.2%) compared to the first quarter 2014. We are ahead of pace to meet our 2014 goals for improvement in both our non-performing and criticized asset ratios." Withers continued, "On July 17, 2014, our Board of Directors declared a second quarter dividend of $0.17 per share. Based on our most recent trade price of $17.95 per share, this dividend constitutes a 3.79% yield on an annualized basis. The dividend will be paid on August 8, 2014, to shareholders of record as of July 29, 2014." A summary balance sheet and income statement are included below.
F & M Bank Corp. is an independent, locally-owned, community bank holding company, offering a full range of financial services, through its subsidiary, Farmers & Merchants Bank's nine banking offices in Rockingham, Shenandoah and Page Counties, Virginia. The Bank also provides additional services through two loan production offices located in Penn Laird, VA and Fishersville, VA and through its subsidiary, VBS Mortgage located in Harrisonburg, VA. Additional information may be found by contacting us on the internet at www.farmersandmerchants.biz or by calling (540) 896-8941.
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined by federal securities laws, which may involve significant risks and uncertainties. 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, general economic conditions, legislative and regulatory policies, and a variety of other matters. 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 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 press release.
F & M Bank Corp. Financial Highlights For Six Months Ended June 30 Unaudited Unaudited INCOME STATEMENT 2014 2013 Interest and Dividend Income $ 12,965,371 $ 13,108,149 Interest Expense 1,869,638 2,505,938 ------------ ------------ Net Interest Income 11,095,733 10,602,211 Non-Interest Income 1,710,245 2,035,064 Provision for Loan Losses 1,500,000 2,025,000 Other Non-Interest Expenses 7,539,354 7,167,974 ------------ ------------ Income Before Income Taxes 3,766,624 3,444,301 Provision For Income Taxes 1,117,775 1,019,616 Less Minority Interest income (loss) (18,092) 75,476 ------------ ------------ Net Income $ 2,666,941 $ 2,349,209 Average Shares Outstanding 2,945,363 2,501,218 Net Income Per Common Share .91 .94 Dividends Declared .34 .34 Unaudited Unaudited June 30, June 30, BALANCE SHEET 2014 2013 Cash and Due From Banks $ 8,413,665 $ 5,181,365 Interest Bearing Bank Deposits 934,913 585,325 Federal Funds Sold 3,337,000 20,400,000 Loans Held for Sale 13,696,850 16,741,372 Loans Held for Investment 495,306,477 470,851,701 Less Allowance for Loan Losses (7,995,149) (8,090,097) ------------ ------------ Net Loans Held for Investment 487,311,328 462,761,604 Securities 19,124,724 16,661,648 Other Assets 36,624,218 34,583,784 ------------ ------------ Total Assets $569,442,698 $556,915,098 Deposits $472,249,851 $455,320,200 Short Term Debt 3,294,870 3,012,634 Long Term Debt 7,500,000 26,857,143 Subordinated Debt 10,191,000 10,191,000 Other Liabilities 8,389,514 10,573,792 ------------ ------------ Total Liabilities 501,625,235 505,954,769 Stockholders' Equity 67,817,463 50,960,329 ------------ ------------ Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $569,442,698 $556,915,098 Book Value Per Common Share $ 20.62 $ 20.36
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