May 14, 2019 - CCFNB Bancorp, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2019 Earnings
Bloomsburg, PA – CCFNB Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink: CCFN), parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., has released its unaudited financial statements for the first quarter of 2019.
Net income, as reported under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, for the quarter-ended March 31, 2019 was $2,092,000 compared to $1,994,000 for the same period in 2018. Earnings per share for the quarter-ended March 31, 2019 and 2018 were $0.99 and $0.94, respectively. The return on average assets and return on average equity were 1.15% and 8.91% for the quarter-ended March 31, 2019 as compared to 1.13% and 8.90% for the same period of 2018.
The net interest margin, tax effected, on interest earning assets was 3.32% at March 31, 2019 as compared to 3.22% as of March 31, 2018.
Total assets amounted to $726.0 million at March 31, 2019 as compared to $726.2 at December 31, 2018. For the quarter, net loans, not held for sale, decreased by $485 thousand while investment securities decreased $12.7 million. Over the same time period, loans held for sale decreased $1.3 million. Total deposits increased $12.6 million while short term borrowings decreased $14.9 million since the end of 2018.
When compared to December 31, 2018, stockholders’ equity, excluding accumulated other comprehensive loss, increased $1.0 million to $95.8 million as of March 31, 2019. The current level of stockholders’ equity equated to a book value per share of $44.83 at March 31, 2019 as compared with $43.90 as of December 31, 2018. For the quarter-ended March 31, 2019 cash dividends of $0.38 per share were paid to stockholders as compared to $0.37 for the same 2018 period. Also during the quarter-ended March 31, 2019, the Company repurchased 5,400 shares. CCFNB Bancorp, Inc. remains well capitalized, with an equity-to assets ratio of 13.1% as of March 31, 2019 and 12.8% at December 31, 2018.
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