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Peoples Bancorp Announces Third Quarter Earnings Results

October 19, 2020

Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEBK), the parent company of Peoples Bank, reported third quarter earnings results with highlights as follows:

Third quarter highlights:

  • Net earnings were $4.5 million or $0.78 basic and diluted net earnings per share for the three months ended September 30, 2020, as compared to $3.6 million or $0.62 basic net earnings per share and $0.61 diluted net earnings per share for the same period one year ago.

Year to date highlights:

  • Net earnings were $9.4 million or $1.62 basic and diluted net earnings per share for the nine months ended September 30, 2020, as compared to $11.1 million or $1.87 basic net earnings per share and $1.86 diluted net earnings per share for the same period one year ago.
  • Total loans increased $128.3 million to $973.9 million at September 30, 2020, compared to $845.6 million at September 30, 2019.
  • The Bank originated 1,127 Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, totaling $99.0 million, during the nine months ended September 30, 2020. The Bank has received $4.0 million in fees from the SBA for PPP loans originated as of September 30, 2020. The Bank has recognized $361,000 PPP loan fee income as of September 30, 2020.
  • Core deposits were $1.2 billion or 97.92% of total deposits at September 30, 2020, compared to $928.3 million or 96.54% of total deposits at September 30, 2019.

Lance A. Sellers, President and Chief Executive Officer, attributed the increase in third quarter net earnings to an increase in non-interest income, which was partially offset by a decrease in net interest income, an increase in the provision for loan losses and an increase in non-interest expense during the three months ended September 30, 2020, compared to the three months ended September 30, 2019, as discussed here.

Contact


Lance A. Sellers
President and Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey N. Hooper
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

828-464-5620, Fax 828-465-6780