PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prudential Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PBIP), the "mid-tier" holding company for Prudential Savings Bank (the "Bank"), today reported net income of $1.3 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 as compared to a net loss of $226,000, or $(0.02) per share, for the same period in 2009. For the nine months ended June 30, 2010, the Company recognized net income of $2.8 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $1.3 million, or $(0.12) per share, for the comparable period in 2009. The improved results of operations for the quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2010 reflected the effect of significantly reduced non-cash other than temporary impairment ("OTTI") charges in the 2010 periods as compared to the 2009 periods with respect to certain of the non-agency mortgage-backed securities received as a result of the redemption in kind during fiscal 2008 of the Company's investment in a mutual fund. Also contributing to the improved results were reductions in the deferred tax asset valuation reserve, which reduced income tax expense incurred in the 2010 periods.
Prudential Bancorp, Inc. Of Pennsylvania Announces Third Quarter Results
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