United Security and First United Security Bank continued to be rated as ‘well-capitalized,’ the highest regulatory rating, as of September 30, 2011. Total risk-based capital was 16.9% for the Company and for the Bank, compared with a regulatory requirement of 10.0% for a well-capitalized institution and a minimum regulatory requirement of 8.0%. Tier 1 risk-based capital was 15.6% for the Company and for the Bank, both measures significantly above the requirement of 6.0% for a well-capitalized institution and minimum regulatory requirement of 4.0%.

Nine Months Results

For the first nine months of 2011, net income attributable to USBI was $414,000, or $0.07 per diluted share, compared with $3.3 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the first nine months of 2010.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2011, net interest income increased 1.6% to $26.4 million, compared with $26.0 million for the same period of 2010. Net interest margin improved to 6.2% for the first nine months of 2011 from 5.7% in the first nine months of 2010.

Provision for loan losses was $5.2 million in the first nine months of 2011, compared with $6.8 million in the first nine months of 2010.

Non-interest income declined to $5.0 million for the first nine months of 2011, compared with $8.7 million for the same period of 2010. The 2010 results included an insurance settlement of $4.2 million arising from the proceeds of the Company’s fidelity bond claim that was included in other income for the first nine months of 2010.

Non-interest expense was up 11.6% to $26.2 million in the first nine months of 2011, compared with $23.4 million in the first nine months of 2010. The increase was due to higher salary, occupancy, furniture and equipment expense, impairment of OREO and other expenses and a loss on sale of OREO.

Shareholders’ equity was $77.5 million, or $12.89 per share, at September 30, 2011, compared with $74.5 million, or $12.40 per share, at December 31, 2010, and $83.0 million, or $13.81 per share, at September 30, 2010.

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