FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2014) - Sierra Vista Bank (
Total assets for the Quarter ended at $104.8 million, an increase of 23% over the $85.5 million in assets as of March 31, 2013. Loans increased 19% ending the Quarter at $76.1 million. Deposits for the last 12 month period increased $12.5 million or 17%. The Bank's ratio of non-interest bearing deposits to total deposits remained strong at 28.0%. The 2014 financial results are preliminary and unaudited.
The Bank continued to show a strong net interest margin of 4.77% for the 1st Quarter 2014, with a yield on earning assets of 5.09% and a total cost of funds of 0.36%. "Sierra Vista Bank continues to experience strong growth and market expansion. We are experiencing an excellent response to our business model of excellence in service and community support," stated Gary D. Gall, President & CEO.
Due to significant improvement in credit quality, the Bank did not need to pass any provision for loan losses for the 1st Quarter of 2014, compared to $70,000 in provision expense in the 1st Quarter of 2013. The allowance for loan losses equaled 1.92% of total loans at March 31, 2014.
Capital levels increased and remain well above the regulatory "well-capitalized" minimum levels:
- The Tier 1 Leverage Capital ratio improved to 15.13% as of March 31, 2014, compared to 11.95% as of March 31, 2013.
- The Tier 1 Risk Based Capital ratio improved to 20.55% as of March 31, 2014, compared to 15.24% as of March 31, 2013.
- The Total Risk Based Capital ratio improved to 21.81% as of March 31, 2014, compared to 16.50% as of March 31, 2013.
Non-performing assets including loans classified as non-accrual totaled $1.1 million at the end of March 2014 compared to $3.8 million at the end of March 2013. Non-performing loans to total loans as a ratio decreased substantially from 3.49% on March 31, 2013 to 1.46% on March 31, 2014. All non-accruing loans are paid current under their original terms or are paying as agreed under forbearance agreements.
About Sierra Vista Bank
Sierra Vista Bank is a locally owned community bank headquartered at 1710 Prairie City Road in Folsom, California since March 2007 and has a branch located in the Sam's Town Center in Cameron Park. The Bank prides itself on serving the financial needs of small businesses and professionals in Folsom and throughout the Highway 50 Corridor while remaining committed to community philanthropy. Additional information about Sierra Vista Bank can be found at www.sierravistabank.com or by calling (916) 850-1500.
Forward Looking Statement:
In addition to historical information, this press release includes forward-looking statements, such as statements regarding increases in non-interest income, future profitability, the bank's ability to address challenges impacting economy in which it operates and future loan losses, which reflect management's current expectations for the bank's future financial results and business prospects. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to: (a) changes in competitive pressures among depository and other financial institutions or in the bank's ability to compete effectively against larger financial institutions in its banking market; (b) actions of government regulators or changes in laws, regulations or accounting standards, that adversely affect the bank's business; (c) changes in interest rates and/or inflation; (d) changes in general economic or business conditions and the real estate market in the bank's market; and (e) other unexpected developments or changes in the bank's business or its customers' businesses. Such risks and uncertainties could cause results for subsequent interim periods or for the entire year to differ materially from those indicated. You should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which reflect management's view only as of the date hereof. The Bank undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
|SIERRA VISTA BANK|
|CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS|
|Cash and due from banks||$||2,309||$||4,093||$||2,982|
|Federal funds sold||8,215||515||2,020|
|Investment securities, available-for-sale||14,490||15,310||14,960|
|Net deferred (fees)||(38||)||4||(34||)|
|Allowance for loan losses||(1,460||)||(1,447||)||(1,487||)|
|Premises and equipment, net||512||558||733|
|Accrued interest receivable||301||342||296|
|Other real estate||0||0||1,571|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY|
|Noninterest-bearing demand deposits||$||24,226||$||25,335||$||22,998|
|Interest-bearing demand deposits||3,526||4,648||2,908|
|Savings and money market deposits||15,376||14,291||15,948|
|Accrued interest payable||30||28||19|
|Accounts payable and other liabilities||345||198||353|
|Additional paid-in capital||377||377||377|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income||(255||)||(358||)||35|
|TOTAL STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY||15,756||15,458||9,953|
|TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY||$||104,757||$||101,748||$||85,484|
|SIERRA VISTA BANK|
|CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENTS|
|For the Three Months Ended:|
|($000s, except per share data)||3/31/14||12/31/13||3/31/13|
|Federal Funds sold||4||3||2|
|Total interest income||1,247||1,202||1,012|
|Total interest expense||80||67||47|
|Net interest income||1,167||1,135||965|
|Provision for loan and lease losses||0||0||70|
|Net interest income after provision for loan losses||1,167||1,135||895|
|Customer service and other fees||73||86||98|
|Gain (loss) on sale of loans||79||0||0|
|Gain (loss) on sale of other real estate||0||0||0|
|Gain (loss) on available-for-sale securities||(3||)||0||0|
|Total noninterest income||149||86||98|
|Salaries and employee benefits||526||564||477|
|Occupancy and equipment||184||170||158|
|Other general and administrative||296||267||306|
|Total noninterest expense||1,006||1,001||941|
|Income (loss) before taxes||$||310||$||220||$||52|
|Net income (loss)||$||176||$||4,239||$||52|
|Earnings (loss) per share||$||0.04||$||1.06||$||0.02|
|Tangible book value per share||$||3.99||$||3.94||$||2.98|
|Net interest margin||4.77||%||4.87||%||4.97||%|
|Non-performing loans to total loans||1.46||%||1.46||%||3.49||%|
|Non-performing assets to total loans and ORE||1.46||%||1.46||%||5.80||%|
|Non-performing assets to total assets||1.06||%||1.12||%||4.46||%|
|Allowance for loan losses to total loans||1.92||%||1.86||%||2.32||%|
|Allowance for loan losses to non-performing loans||131.41||%||126.71||%||66.38||%|
|Other real estate||$||0||$||0||$||1,571|
|Selected Financial Ratios:|
|Tier 1 leverage capital ratio||15.13||%||16.63||%||11.95||%|
|Tier 1 risk-based capital ratio||20.55||%||19.98||%||15.24||%|
|Total risk-based capital ratio||21.81||%||21.24||%||16.50||%|
Gary D. Gall
Sierra Vista Bank
Sierra Vista Bank