Golden Valley Bank Reports Strong Earnings, Growth, and Dividend

CHICO, Calif.--()--Golden Valley Bank (OTCBB: GVYB), headquartered in Chico, California today reported second quarter 2014 net profit of $389,111, and year to date net profit of $707,947. This compares with 2013 second quarter and year to date net profit of $403,424 and $683,910 respectively. The company also announced a $.05 per share second quarter cash dividend.

Second Quarter 2014 financial highlights included:

  • Assets up $23.7 million to $160.4 million, or 17.3%, over the second quarter of 2013
  • Loans up $8.4 million to $97.9 million, or 9.4%, over the second quarter of 2013
  • Deposits up $15.2 million to $133.8 million, or 12.8%, over the second quarter of 2013

Asset quality continues to be excellent as less than one-tenth of one percent of total assets are considered to be non-performing. By comparison, the industry average was 1.71% of total assets for the Bank’s national peer group, based on data provided as of March 31, 2014 (the most recent data available). The company has set aside $1.8 million in loan loss reserves to protect it from future economic uncertainties.

Golden Valley continues to be a well capitalized bank and far exceeds minimum regulatory requirements. More complete financial information can be viewed on the Bank’s website at

Further, as previously announced, the Bank’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend for the second quarter of $0.05 per common share for stockholders of record as of July 8, 2014. The payment date for the dividend will be July 18, 2014.

President and CEO Mark Francis commented, “We are very pleased with our second quarter results. The Bank recorded its 25th consecutive quarterly profit which was driven by growth in loans funded by low cost core deposits. Our directors, officers and staff have again done an extraordinary job in demonstrating that a community bank can produce results that are driven by customer satisfaction and a deep understanding of the individual needs of each valued customer. The continued growth and profitability of Golden Valley Bank also demonstrates that giving back to the community and taking a long term view of the market has great merit."

Golden Valley Bank is a locally owned and operated commercial bank serving the needs of individuals and businesses in northern California. The Bank has a full service office in Chico, California and a Loan Production Office in Redding, California. For more information regarding the bank please call at (530) 894-1000 or visit

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements concerning future performance, developments or events, expectations for growth and income forecasts, and any other guidance on future periods, constitute forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results are pre-fiscal year-end audit and may differ materially from stated expectations. Specific factors include, but are not limited to, loan production, balance sheet management, expanded net interest margin, the ability to control costs and expenses, interest rate changes and financial policies of the United States government and general economic conditions. The Bank disclaims any obligation to update any such factors.


Golden Valley Bank
Mark Francis, 530-894-4920



Golden Valley Bank
Mark Francis, 530-894-4920