Bank of Santa Clarita Reports Continuing Growth in Earnings

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.--()--Bank of Santa Clarita (BSCA) today announced that its earnings growth has continued, as net earnings for the second quarter of 2019 totaled $888,000, an increase of 2.4% over its earnings for the second quarter of 2018. The Bank also noted that net earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2019 totaled $1,646,000, 11.5% greater than it recorded for the first half of 2018.

In reviewing operating results for the first half of 2019, the Bank reported $4,667,000 of net interest income, representing a growth of 2.7% over the first half of 2018. The Bank reported total net loans of $232.8 million at June 30, 2019, representing a growth of $10.2 million representing a 4.6% increase over the year-earlier total.

"We are pleased to report another quarter of record earnings, reflecting a healthy local economic environment and that, in spite of a challenging deposit growth environment, we continue to see the benefits from our efforts in building deeper relationships with our clients," noted Frank Di Tomaso, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

At June 30, 2019, shareholders’ equity totaled $35.0 million and the Bank’s total capital ratio was 14.96%, significantly in excess of the “well capitalized” level prescribed in the applicable capital regulations. The Bank also continues to maintain substantial liquidity positions, retaining significant balances of liquidity on its balance sheet as well as readily available collateralized borrowings and other potential sources of liquidity.

Bank of Santa Clarita, founded in 2004, is the only full-service commercial bank headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley, and is focused on meeting the banking needs of the community and its businesses and non-profits. We promote face-to-face interaction with our clients, which in turn leads to deeper relationships overall. The Bank provides local, experienced decision-making and the personalized service that growing businesses and other organizations need on a daily basis. Bank clients have direct access to executive management and experienced professional staff members to address their credit requirements, from commercial lines of credit to SBA loans to commercial real estate and other commercial loans, and also technology-based banking services that include online bill-paying, remote capture depositing, check imaging and initiating online wire transfers, among other cash management facilities.

We are proud of the fact that Bank of Santa Clarita has served the Santa Clarita Valley’s residents, including individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations, for nearly 15 years, and we truly appreciate the relationships we’ve made with many of our neighbors, and invite any of those in the community who do not yet know us well to visit us, and together we can continue to build an even more vibrant and healthy community.

Bank of Santa Clarita, Corporate Headquarters
23780 Magic Mountain Parkway
Santa Clarita, California 91355
(661) 362-6000
www.bankofsantaclarita.com

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain matters discussed in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to the Bank’s current expectations regarding deposit and loan growth, operating results and the strength of the local economy. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed, suggested or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the impact of changes in interest rates, a decline in economic conditions and increased competition among financial service providers as these factors may impact the Bank’s operating results, its ability to attract deposit and loan customers, the quality of the Bank’s earning assets and government regulation. The Bank does not undertake, and specifically disclaims, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences or unanticipated events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

BANK OF SANTA CLARITA
 
 
BALANCE SHEETS
Unaudited
 

June 30,

 

 

December 31,

 

 

June 30,

2019

 

 

2018

 

 

2018

(In thousands)
ASSETS
Cash and Due From Banks

$

10,361

$

4,574

$

6,674

Interest Bearing Deposits at Other Financial Institutions

34,322

36,000

42,935

Federal Funds Sold

105

104

102

Investment Securities

12,750

14,645

16,560

Loans, Net

232,812

229,456

222,647

Other Assets

22,470

22,630

21,256

Total Assets

$

312,820

$

307,409

$

310,174

 
 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Deposits
Interest-Bearing
Money Market, Savings and Demand

$

66,744

$

74,132

$

88,499

Time

74,337

58,453

63,668

Total Interest-Bearing

141,081

132,585

152,167

Noninterest-Bearing

85,512

97,435

95,239

Total

226,593

230,020

247,406

Borrowings

49,000

42,000

29,000

Other Liabilities

2,249

2,306

2,662

Total Liabilities

277,842

274,326

279,068

Stockholders' Equity

34,978

33,083

31,106

Total Liabilities & Stockholders' Equity

$

312,820

$

307,409

$

310,174

STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS
Unaudited
 

For the Three Months Ended June 30,

For the Six Months Ended June 30,

2019

 

2018

 

2019

2018

 

(In thousands)
Interest Income
Loans

$

2,759

 

$

2,591

 

$

5,429

$

5,060

 

Interest Bearing Deposits at Other Financial Institutions

257

 

247

 

512

474

 

Investment Securities

84

 

48

 

179

141

 

Federal Funds Sold

1

 

-

 

1

2

 

Total Interest Income

3,101

 

2,886

 

6,121

5,677

 

Interest Expense
Interest Bearing Demand Deposits

20

 

26

 

48

45

 

Money Market and Savings Deposits

98

 

109

 

200

218

 

Time Deposits

345

 

228

 

607

414

 

Borrowings

307

 

203

 

599

457

 

Total Interest Expense

770

 

566

 

1,454

1,134

 

 
Net Interest Income

2,331

 

2,320

 

4,667

4,543

 

Provision for Loan Losses

(80

)

(68

)

30

(70

)

Net Interest Income after Provision for Loan Losses

2,411

 

2,388

 

4,637

4,613

 

Noninterest Income

227

 

154

 

393

312

 

Noninterest Expense

1,375

 

1,353

 

2,690

2,824

 

 
Net Earnings Before Income Taxes

1,263

 

1,189

 

2,340

2,101

 

Income Tax Expense

375

 

322

 

694

625

 

Net Earnings

$

888

 

$

867

 

$

1,646

$

1,476

 

 

Contacts

Frank Di Tomaso
Chairman of the Board of Directors and
Chief Executive Officer
(661) 362-6000

Contacts

Frank Di Tomaso
Chairman of the Board of Directors and
Chief Executive Officer
(661) 362-6000