January 31, 2017 - CCFNB Bancorp, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 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 fourth quarter of 2016.
Net income, as reported under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, for the twelve months-ended December 31, 2016 was $7,164,000 compared to $6,908,000 for the same period in 2015. Earnings per share for the twelve months-ended December 31, 2016 and 2015 were $3.35 and $3.20, respectively. The return on average assets and return on average equity were 1.07% and 8.42% for the twelve months-ended December 31, 2016 as compared to 1.07% and 8.41% for the same period of 2015.
The net interest margin, tax effected, on interest earning assets was 3.28% at December 31, 2016 as compared to 3.34% as of December 31, 2015.
Total assets amounted to $673.6 million at December 31, 2016 as compared to $647.3 at December 31, 2015. Since the end of 2015, net loans, not held for sale, increased $15.7 million while investment securities increased $2.2 million. Over the same time period, loans held for sale increased $1.0 million. Total deposits increased $25.4 million while short term borrowings decreased $2.5 million since the end of 2015.
When compared to December 31, 2015, stockholders’ equity, excluding accumulated other comprehensive income, increased $3.5 million to $86.1 million as of December 31, 2016. The current level of stockholders’ equity equated to a book value per share of $40.42 at December 31, 2016 as compared with $38.66 as of December 31, 2015. For the twelve months-ended December 31, 2016 cash dividends of $1.435 per share were paid to stockholders as compared to $1.41 for the same 2015 period. CCFNB Bancorp, Inc. remains well capitalized, with an equity-to assets ratio of 12.8% as of December 31, 2016 and 12.8% at December 31, 2015.
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