Year to Date Net Income Increases 88% from the Prior Year
LYNNWOOD, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–U & I Financial Corp. (OTC Pink: UNIF), the holding company for UniBank,
today reported year to date net income of $3.5 million or $0.64 per
share for the quarter ending September 30, 2018, as compared to $1.9
million or $0.37 per share for the year earlier period. The year to date
net income increased $1.6 million or 88% from the prior year.
As compared to September 30, 2017, total assets increased by $56.0
million (23%) to $296.1 million in 2018, driven by both loans growth of
$32.4 million (19%) to $199.5 million, and deposits growth of $37.5
million (19%) to $237.7 million.
“We are very pleased with the financial results as we have continued to
increase our top line growth from the robust loan production, while
maintaining relatively low funding costs. We have been able to do this
without compromising our tight credit standards. These excellent results
are testaments to the hard work of our staff and the diligent oversight
of our board. We look forward to continuing our success,” said Peter
Park, President and CEO of UniBank.
2018 Third Quarter Highlights
Total assets grew 23% to $296.1 million as compared to $240.1 million a
Total loans, net of provision, grew 19% to $199.5 million as compared to
$167.1 million a year ago.
Total deposits grew 19% to $237.7 million as compared to $200.2 million
a year ago.
Net income year to date grew 88% to $3.5 million as compared to $1.9
million one year ago.
Net interest income year to date grew 21% to $8.1 million as compared to
$6.7 million one year ago.
Net interest income for the quarter of $2.9 million grew 23% as compared
to $2.3 million one year ago, and 3% or $87 thousand as compared to $2.8
million in the second quarter 2018.
Net interest margin was 4.23% for the quarter as compared to 4.13% one
Gain on sale of SBA loans was $1.5 million year to date as compared to
$311 thousand a year ago.
Return on average equity for the quarter was 13.08% as compared to 6.13%
a year ago.
Return on average assets for the quarter was 1.88% as compared to 1.00%
a year ago.
Nonperforming assets to total assets was 0.49% as compared to 0.64% a
The efficiency ratio (noninterest expense divided by revenue) was 54.69%
for the quarter as compared to 66.80% a year ago.
About U & I Financial Corp.
UniBank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of U & I Financial Corp. (OTC Pink:
UNIF), is one of the highest performing banks in Washington state in
terms of return on assets. Based in Lynnwood, Washington, the bank was
founded in 2006 to serve the small to medium-sized businesses,
professionals, and residents with a particular emphasis on Korean and
other ethnic minority communities. Customers can access their accounts
in any of the 4 branches – Lynnwood, Bellevue, Federal Way and Tacoma –
online, or through the Bank’s ATM network.
For more information visit www.unibankusa.com
or call (425) 275-9700.
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levels of unemployment; changes in interest rates; adverse changes in
local, national and international economies; changes in the Federal
Reserve’s actions that affect monetary and fiscal policies; changes in
legislative or regulatory actions or reform, including without
limitation, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection
Act; demand for products and services; changes to the quality of the
loan portfolio and our ability to succeed in our problem-asset
resolution efforts; the impact of technological advances; changes in tax
laws; and other risk factors. UniBank undertakes no obligation to
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impact of events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this
|STATEMENT OF INCOME (Unaudited)|
|(Dollars in thousands except EPS)||QTD||QTD||QTD||YTD||YTD|
|Net Interest Income||2,852||2,765||2,316||8,122||6,692|
|Provision for Loan and Lease Losses||(10||)||(200||)||–||(294||)||(260||)|
|Gain on Sale of SBA/USDA Loans||630||764||–||1,538||311|
|Other Non-interest Income||217||154||79||619||855|
|Salaries & Benefits||(1,282||)||(1,175||)||(861||)||(3,549||)||(2,764||)|
|Net Income before Income Taxes||1,667||1,627||848||4,288||2,450|
|Average Shares Outstanding||5,495||5,495||5,148||5,475||5,058|
|Earnings per Share||0.25||0.24||0.12||0.64||0.37|
|Statement of Condition (Unaudited)|
|(Dollars in thousands)||Qtr End||Qtr End||Prior Qtr||Qtr End||Prior Year|
|Cash and Due from Banks||38,141||26,690||11,451||28,577||9,564|
|Reserve for Loan Losses||(2,300||)||(2,280||)||(20||)||(1,832||)||(468||)|
|Certificates of Deposit||72,930||81,375||(8,445||)||56,381||16,549|
|Total Liabilities & Equity||296,124||288,525||7,599||240,110||56,014|
|(Dollars in thousands except BVS)||QTD||QTD||QTD|
|Return on Average Assets||1.88||%||1.87||%||1.00||%|
|Return on Average Equity||13.08||%||12.99||%||6.13||%|
|Net Interest Margin||4.23||%||4.19||%||4.13||%|
|Tier 1 Leverage Ratio||Not Avail||14.82||%||16.23||%|
|Common Equity Tier 1 Ratio||Not Avail||17.78||%||20.18||%|
|Tier 1 Risk-Based Capital Ratio||Not Avail||17.78||%||20.18||%|
|Total Risk-Based Capital Ratio||Not Avail||18.75||%||21.12||%|
|Book Value per Share||7.6||7.5||7.6|
|Net Loan Charge-Offs (Recoveries)||(26||)||20||(32||)|
|Allowance for Loan Losses to Loans||1.14||%||1.12||%||1.08||%|
|Nonperforming Assets to Assets||0.49||%||0.47||%||0.64||%|
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