July 11, 2023
Rocky Mount, North Carolina… Ted E. Whitehurst, President and CEO of PB Financial Corporation (OTCQX:PBNC), the holding company (the “Company”) for Providence Bank, reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2023, of $3.74 million compared to $3.24 million for the same period in 2022, an increase of 15.35%. For the six-month period ended June 30, 2023, net income was $7.45 million compared to $5.95 million for the same period in 2022, an increase of 25.19%.
As of June 30, 2023, the Company reported total assets of $879.1 million compared to $748.4 million at June 30, 2022, an increase of 17.45%. Total deposits were $698.2 million and gross loans were $713.1 million at the end of the second quarter of 2023, compared to total deposits of $606.3 million and gross loans of $584.3 million at the end of the second quarter of 2022, increases of 15.15% and 22.06%, respectively.
Whitehurst commented, “I’m pleased to report to our shareholders that we have continued to perform well in 2023. We had strong earnings and balance sheet growth compared to the same period in 2022. The hard work and dedication of our employees to serve our customers continues to drive our success. As always, we will continue to look for opportunities to further enhance shareholder value.”
For the six-month period ended June 30, 2023, the Company had basic earnings of $3.32 per share compared to $2.69 per share for the same period last year, an increase of 23.42%. As of June 30, 2023, the book value per common share was $31.74 compared to $27.95 at June 30, 2022, an increase of 13.56%. On August 28, 2023, the Company will pay its third quarter dividend of $0.50 per share for each share of common stock outstanding. This will be the 47th consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid.
Providence Bank is a state-chartered community bank headquartered at 450 N. Winstead Avenue in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, with branches in Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Nashville, Wilson and Raleigh.
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