Folsom Lake Bank Reports Second Quarter Profits
FOLSOM, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Folsom Lake Bank (OTC Bulletin Board: FOLB), announced unaudited financial results for the six month period ending June 30, 2011. The Bank reported net income of $84,192 compared to earnings of $61,038 for the first six months of 2010. The Bank reported its sixth profitable quarter with net income of $39,129 compared to $16,311 for the second quarter of 2010. Earnings per share were $0.05 for the six months in 2011 compared to $0.04 for the first half of 2010. Return on average assets was 0.15% for the six months in 2011 compared to 0.11% for the like period in 2010. "We are pleased to report a continued profitable operation, just what you would expect to see in a classic community bank," said Robert J. Flautt, President and CEO.
Net Interest Income for the six month period ending June 30, 2011 was $2,196,012, up $255,592, or 13.2% compared to the first six months of 2010, reflecting continued growth in loans as well as a low cost of deposits. Non-interest income was $237,518 for the first six months of 2011 compared to $195,688 for the same period of 2010, an increase of 21.3%. General and administrative expenses for the first two quarters of 2011 increased by $124,049 which was primarily due to the write down of other real estate in the amount of $186,000. Excluding the write-down, overall expenses declined 3.2% compared to the same period of 2010.
For the quarter ended June 30, 2011, total assets were $113.5 million, down 0.4% from the June 2010 asset level of $113.9 million. Total deposits were $94.7 million, down 3.8% from the year earlier $98.5 million, however checking, savings and money market deposit balances were up $18.6 million, as the bank focused on growing relationship deposits. Total loans ended the quarter at $75.4 million, an increase of $2.8 million from the prior year. According to Flautt, "Our focus over the past year has been on sustained profitability, bringing in new customer deposits and maintaining a high level of liquidity. We are especially proud of the 54.1% increase in checking, savings and money market deposits over the past year." Investments securities were $29.6 million, down $9.4 million compared to the year 2010 total of $39.0 million. The Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL) now totals $1,512,814, or 2.0% of loans outstanding which provides an adequate reserve for problem loans.
"Our classic community bank serving our local communities continues to progress. Although the last four years has presented quite a few unexpected challenges, we have worked hard to build our bank to a strong position in the local marketplace. I expect we will continue our success focusing on the classic community bank values of customer service, local knowledge of our communities, and delivering what the customer needs and wants," concluded Flautt.
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