SAVANNAH, Ga., July 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:SAVB) reported a net loss for the second quarter 2010 of $62,000 compared to net income of $106,000 in the second quarter 2009. Net loss per diluted share was 1 cent in the second quarter of 2010 compared to net income per diluted share of 2 cents in 2009. The quarter over quarter decline in earnings results primarily from a higher provision for loan losses. Pretax earnings before the provision for loan losses and gain/loss on sale of securities and foreclosed assets were $3,653,000 in the second quarter 2010 compared to $3,946,000 in 2009. Other growth and performance ratios are included in the attached financial highlights.
Savannah Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Loss Of $62,000
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