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Eagle Bancorp, Inc. Announces Its 30th Consecutive Quarter of Record Earnings With Second Quarter 2016 Net Income Up 15% Over 2015

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BETHESDA, Md., July 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: EGBN), the parent company of EagleBank, today announced record quarterly net income of $24.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2016, a 15% increase over the $20.9 million net income for the three months ended June 30, 2015. Net income available to common shareholders for the three months ended June 30, 2016 increased 16% to $24.1 million as compared to $20.8 million for the same period in 2015.

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Net income per basic common share for the three months ended June 30, 2016 was $0.72 compared to $0.62 for the same period in 2015, a 16% increase. Net income per diluted common share for the three months ended June 30, 2016 was $0.71 compared to $0.61 for the same period in 2015, a 16% increase.

For the six months ended June 30, 2016, the Company's net income was $47.5 million, an 18% increase over the $40.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015. Net income available to common shareholders was $47.5 million ($1.41 per basic common share and $1.39 per diluted common share), as compared to $40.0 million ($1.24 per basic common share and $1.22 per diluted common share) for the same six month period in 2015, a 14% increase per basic and diluted share.

"We are very pleased to report a continued quarterly trend of balanced and consistently strong financial performance," noted Ronald D. Paul, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. "Our net income has increased for 30 consecutive quarters dating back to the first quarter of 2009.  We are proud that this performance has been the result of a combination of balance sheet growth, revenue growth, solid asset quality, and improved operating leverage." Mr. Paul added, "the strong financial performance trends have been a factor of both solid organic growth as well as favorable integration since completing the merger with Virginia Heritage Bank in the fourth quarter of 2014."

The Company's financial performance in the second quarter of 2016 as compared to 2015 was highlighted by growth in total loans of 5% for the quarter and 19% over the prior year; by growth in total deposits of 3% for the quarter and 11% over the prior year; by 12% growth in total revenue for the second quarter of 2016 over 2015; by a stable net interest margin of 4.30%; by an annualized net charge-off ratio to average loans of 0.15% and by further improvement in operating leverage from an already favorable position. For the second quarter in 2016, the efficiency ratio was 39.63%. Mr. Paul added, "at a time when the net interest margin of banks is being challenged by the continuing low interest rate environment, the Company remains committed to cost management measures and strong productivity." The strong second quarter earnings resulted in an annualized return on average assets ("ROAA") of 1.57% and an annualized return on average common equity ("ROACE") of 12.40%.

For the first six months of 2016, total loans grew 8% over December 31, 2015, and averaged 16% higher in the first six months of 2016 as compared to the first six months of 2015. At June 30, 2016, total deposits were 3% higher than deposits at December 31, 2015, while deposits averaged 15% higher for the first six months of 2016 compared with the first six months of 2015.

The net interest margin was 4.30% for the second quarter of 2016, as compared to 4.33% for the second quarter of 2015. For the six month period ended June 30, 2016, the net interest margin was also 4.30% as compared to 4.37% for the six months ended June 30, 2015. Mr. Paul noted, "the persistently very low interest rate environment has provided a challenging time for spread earnings. In the current environment, the Company has continued its emphasis on disciplined pricing for both new loans and funding sources, which has resulted in the Company maintaining a superior net interest margin. The Company's focus continues to be on all the factors that contribute to earnings per share growth, as opposed to dependence on any one factor."

Total revenue (net interest income plus noninterest income) for the second quarter of 2016 was $71.4 million, or 12% above the $63.8 million of total revenue earned for the second quarter of 2015 and was 4% higher than the $68.9 million of revenue earned in the first quarter of 2016. For the six month periods, total revenue was $140.3 million for 2016, as compared to $126.3 million in 2015, an 11% increase.  

The primary driver of the Company's revenue growth for the second quarter of 2016 as compared to the second quarter in 2015 was its net interest income growth of 11% ($63.8 million versus $57.6 million).  Noninterest income increased by 22% in the second quarter 2016 over 2015, due substantially to higher sales of Small Business Administration ("SBA") loans and the resulting gains on the sale of these loans, higher gains on sales of investment securities, and higher service charges on deposits.

Asset quality measures remained solid at June 30, 2016. Net charge-offs (annualized) were 0.15% of average loans for the second quarter of 2016, as compared to 0.21% of average loans for the second quarter of 2015. At June 30, 2016, the Company's nonperforming loans amounted to $21.4 million (0.40% of total loans) as compared to $14.9 million (0.33% of total loans) at June 30, 2015 and $13.2 million (0.26% of total loans) at December 31, 2015. Nonperforming assets amounted to $24.5 million (0.39% of total assets) at June 30, 2016 compared to $25.6 million (0.44% of total assets) at June 30, 2015 and $19.1 million (0.31% of total assets) at December 31, 2015.

Management continues to remain attentive to any signs of deterioration in borrowers' financial conditions and is proactive in taking the appropriate steps to mitigate risk. Furthermore, the Company is diligent in placing loans on nonaccrual status and believes, based on its loan portfolio risk analysis, that its allowance for credit losses, at 1.05% of total loans (excluding loans held for sale) at June 30, 2016, is adequate to absorb potential credit losses within the loan portfolio at that date. The allowance for credit losses was 1.07% at June 30, 2015 and 1.05% of total loans at December 31, 2015. The allowance for credit losses represented 264% of nonperforming loans at June 30, 2016, as compared to 329% at June 30, 2015 and 398% at December 31, 2015.

"The Company's productivity remained quite strong in the quarter," noted Mr. Paul. The efficiency ratio of 39.63% reflects management's ongoing efforts to maintain superior operating leverage. The annualized level of noninterest expenses as a percentage of average assets has declined to 1.83% in the second quarter of 2016 as compared to 1.91% in the second quarter of 2015. The merger completed in the fourth quarter of 2014 accelerated a trend of improvement in the Company's operating leverage which continues. A relatively stable staff, branch rationalization, a low level of problem assets, and leveraging of other fixed costs have been the major reasons for improved operating leverage. Additionally, the Company continues its efforts to maximize the value of its IT systems and resources, including its online client services. Our  goal is to maximize operating performance without inhibiting growth or negatively impacting our ability to service our customers. Mr. Paul further noted, "We will maintain strict oversight of expenses, while retaining an infrastructure to remain competitive, support our growth initiatives and manage risk."

Total assets at June 30, 2016 were $6.37 billion, an 11% increase as compared to $5.75 billion at June 30, 2015, and a 5% increase as compared to $6.08 billion at December 31, 2015. Total loans (excluding loans held for sale) were $5.40 billion at June 30, 2016, a 19% increase as compared to $4.55 billion at June 30, 2015, and an 8% increase as compared to $5.00 billion at December 31, 2015. Loans held for sale amounted to $59.3 million at June 30, 2016 as compared to $132.7 million at June 30, 2015, a 55% decrease, and $47.5 million at December 31, 2015, a 25% increase. The investment portfolio totaled $409.5 million at June 30, 2016, a 3% decrease from the $423.7 million balance at June 30, 2015. As compared to December 31, 2015, the investment portfolio at June 30, 2016 decreased by $78.4 million or 16%.

Total deposits at June 30, 2016 were $5.34 billion, compared to deposits of $4.83 billion at June 30, 2015, an 11% increase, and deposits of $5.16 billion at December 31, 2015, a 3% increase. Total borrowed funds (excluding customer repurchase agreements) were $119.0 million at June 30, 2016, $72.9 million at June 30, 2015 and $68.9 million at December 31, 2015. We continue to work on expanding the breadth and depth of our existing relationships while we pursue building new relationships.

Total shareholders' equity at June 30, 2016 increased 3%, to $788.6 million, compared to $765.1 million at June 30, 2015, and increased 7%, from $738.6 million at December 31, 2015. The smaller increase in shareholders' equity at June 30, 2016 compared to the same period in 2015 reflects increased earnings offset by the redemption of all $71.9 million of the preferred stock issued under the Small Business Lending Fund ("SBLF") during the fourth quarter of 2015. The Company's capital position remains substantially in excess of regulatory requirements for well capitalized status, with a total risk based capital ratio of 12.71% at June 30, 2016, as compared to 13.75% at June 30, 2015, and 12.75% at December 31, 2015. In addition, the tangible common equity ratio was 10.88% at June 30, 2016, compared to 10.34% at June 30, 2015 and 10.56% at December 31, 2015.

Analysis of the three months ended June 30, 2016 compared to June 30, 2015

For the three months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported an annualized ROAA of 1.57% as compared to 1.51% for the three months ended June 30, 2015. The annualized ROACE for the three months ended June 30, 2016 was 12.40%, as compared to 12.18% for the three months ended June 30, 2015. The higher ROACE during the three months ended June 30, 2016 is due to increased earnings partially offset by the impact of a higher average capital position.

Net interest income increased 11% for the three months ended June 30, 2016 over the same period in 2015 ($63.8 million versus $57.6 million), resulting from growth in average earning assets of 12%. The net interest margin was 4.30% for the three months ended June 30, 2016, as compared to 4.33% for the three months ended June 30, 2015. The Company believes its net interest margin remains favorable compared to peer banking companies and that its disciplined approach to managing the loan portfolio yield to 5.10% for the second quarter in 2016 has been a significant factor in its overall profitability.

The provision for credit losses was $3.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2016 as compared to $3.5 million for the three months ended June 30, 2015. The higher provisioning in the second quarter of 2016, as compared to the second quarter of 2015, is primarily due to loan growth, as loan growth of $247.6 million in the three months ended June 30, 2016 exceeded net loan growth of $106.0 million in the same period in 2015, and to overall improved asset quality. Net charge-offs of $2.0 million in the second quarter of 2016 represented an annualized 0.15% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, as compared to $2.3 million, or an annualized 0.21% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, in the second quarter of 2015. Net charge-offs in the second quarter of 2016 were attributable primarily to commercial loans ($1.9 million).

Noninterest income for the three months ended June 30, 2016 increased to $7.6 million from $6.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2015, a 22% increase. This increase was primarily due to an increase of $820 thousand in gains on the sale of SBA loans, an increase in gains realized on the sale of investment securities of $498 thousand, and an increase in service charges on deposits of $141 thousand. There was a small decline in gains on sales of residential mortgages of $122 thousand. Residential mortgage loans closed were $214 million for the second quarter in 2016 versus $264 million for the second quarter of 2015. Net investment gains were $498 thousand for the three months ended June 30, 2016. There were no net investment gains for the three months ended June 30, 2015. Excluding gains on sales of investment securities in the second quarter of 2016, noninterest income was $7.1 million in the second quarter of 2016 as compared to $6.2 million for the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 14%.   

The efficiency ratio, which measures the ratio of noninterest expense to total revenue, was 39.63% for the second quarter of 2016, as compared to 41.70% for the second quarter of 2015. Noninterest expenses totaled $28.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2016, as compared to $26.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2015, a 6% increase. Cost increases for salaries and benefits were $1.2 million, due primarily to increased staff, merit increases and incentive compensation. Premises and equipment expenses were $265 thousand lower, due primarily to the closing of one branch office acquired in the merger, and transactions to reduce space in two additional offices. Marketing and advertising expense increased by $185 thousand primarily due to costs associated with digital and print advertising and sponsorships. Legal, accounting and professional fees increased by $141 thousand primarily due to increased professional fees. Other expenses increased by $480 thousand primarily due to higher broker fees and other expenses.

Analysis of the six months ended June 30, 2016 compared to June 30, 2015

For the six months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported an annualized ROAA of 1.56% as compared to 1.50% for the six months ended June 30, 2015. The annualized ROACE for the six months ended June 30, 2016 was 12.39%, as compared to 12.67% for the six months ended June 30, 2015, the lower ROACE due to the higher average capital position.

Net interest income increased 13% for the six months ended June 30, 2016 over the same period in 2015 ($126.4 million versus $112.3 million), resulting from growth in average earning assets of 14%. The net interest margin was 4.30% for the six months ended June 30, 2016 as compared to 4.37% for the same period in 2015. The Company believes its net interest margin remains favorable compared to peer banking companies and that its disciplined approach to managing the loan portfolio yield to 5.11% for the first six months in 2016 has been a significant factor in its overall profitability. Additionally, the percentage of average noninterest bearing deposits to total deposits was 30% for the first six months in 2016 versus 27% for the same period in 2015.

The provision for credit losses was $6.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2016 as compared to $6.8 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015. The slightly higher provisioning in the first six months of 2016, as compared to the first six months of 2015, is due to higher loan growth, as net loans increased $405.1 million during the first six months of 2016, as compared to an increase of $238.5 during the same period in 2015, and to overall improved asset quality. Net charge-offs of $3.1 million in the first six months of 2016 represented an annualized 0.12% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, as compared to $3.9 million or an annualized 0.18% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, in the first six months of 2015. Net charge-offs in the first six months of 2016 were attributable primarily to commercial ($2.6 million) and investment-commercial real estate loans ($585 thousand).

Noninterest income for the six months ended June 30, 2016 was $13.9 million as compared to $14.0 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015, a 1% decrease. This decrease was primarily due to a decline of $2.1 million in gains on the sale of residential mortgage loans due to lower origination and sales volume, a $926 thousand increase in other income, an increase of $723 thousand in gains on SBA loan sales, and an increase of $256 thousand in service charges on deposits. Residential mortgage loans closed were $346 million for the first six months of 2016 versus $549 million for the first six months of 2015. Excluding investment securities gains and the related loss on early extinguishment of debt, total noninterest income was $12.7 million for the six months ended June 30, 2016, as compared to $13.0 million for the same period in 2015, a 2% decrease.

Noninterest expenses totaled $56.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2016, as compared to $54.7 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015, a 3% increase. Cost increases for salaries and benefits were $1.6 million, due primarily to increased staff, merit increases, and incentive compensation. Premises and equipment expenses were $449 thousand lower, primarily due to the closing of one branch acquired in the merger and to sublease arrangements. Marketing and advertising expense increased by $274 thousand primarily due to costs associated with digital and print advertising and sponsorships. Legal, accounting and professional fees increased by $222 thousand primarily due to increased professional fees. Data processing expense increased $215 thousand primarily due to licensing agreements. For the first six months of 2016, the efficiency ratio was 40.20% as compared to 43.28% for the same period in 2015.

The financial information which follows provides more detail on the Company's financial performance for the six and three months ended June 30, 2016 as compared to the six and three months ended June 30, 2015 as well as providing eight quarters of trend data. Persons wishing additional information should refer to the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").

About Eagle Bancorp: The Company is the holding company for EagleBank, which commenced operations in 1998. The Bank is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and operates through twenty branch offices, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. The Company focuses on building relationships with businesses, professionals and individuals in its marketplace.

Conference Call: Eagle Bancorp will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. eastern daylight time. The public is invited to listen to this conference call by dialing 1.877.303.6220, conference ID Code is 42765255, or by accessing the call on the Company's website, www.EagleBankCorp.com. A replay of the conference call will be available on the Company's website through August 4, 2016.

Forward-looking Statements: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements of goals, intentions, and expectations as to future trends, plans, events or results of Company operations and policies and regarding general economic conditions. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by use of words such as "may," "will," "anticipates," "believes," "expects," "plans," "estimates," "potential," "continue," "should," and similar words or phrases. These statements are based upon current and anticipated economic conditions, nationally and in the Company's market, interest rates and interest rate policy, competitive factors, and other conditions which by their nature, are not susceptible to accurate forecast and are subject to significant uncertainty. Because of these uncertainties and the assumptions on which this discussion and the forward-looking statements are based, actual future operations and results in the future may differ materially from those indicated herein. For details on factors that could affect these expectations, see the risk factors and other cautionary language included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and in other periodic and current reports filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned against placing undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. The Company's past results are not necessarily indicative of future performance.

 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc.        
Consolidated Financial Highlights (Unaudited)        
(dollars in thousands, except per share data)    
 Six Months Ended June 30, Three Months Ended June 30, 
  2016   2015   2016   2015  
Income Statements:        
Total interest income$137,579  $121,888  $69,772  $62,423  
Total interest expense 11,167   9,607   5,950   4,873  
Net interest income 126,412   112,281   63,822   57,550  
Provision for credit losses 6,931   6,781   3,888   3,471  
Net interest income after provision for credit losses 119,481   105,500   59,934   54,079  
Noninterest income (before investment gains and extinguishment of debt) 12,743   13,003   7,077   6,233  
Gain on sale of investment securities 1,122   2,164   498   -  
Loss on early extinguishment of debt -   (1,130)  -   -  
Total noninterest income 13,865   14,037   7,575   6,233  
Total noninterest expense 56,397   54,671   28,295   26,598  
Income before income tax expense 76,949   64,866   39,214   33,714  
Income tax expense 29,482   24,510   15,069   12,776  
Net income 47,467   40,356   24,145   20,938  
Preferred stock dividends -   359   -   179  
Net income available to common shareholders$47,467  $39,997  $24,145  $20,759  
         
Per Share Data:        
Earnings per weighted average common share, basic$1.41  $1.24  $0.72  $0.62  
Earnings per weighted average common share, diluted$1.39  $1.22  $0.71  $0.61  
Weighted average common shares outstanding, basic 33,553,570   32,231,398   33,588,141   33,367,476  
Weighted average common shares outstanding, diluted 34,146,404   32,894,949   34,183,209   33,997,989  
Actual shares outstanding at period end 33,584,898   33,394,563   33,584,898   33,394,563  
Book value per common share at period end$23.48  $20.76  $23.48  $20.76  
Tangible book value per common share at period end (1)$20.27  $17.46  $20.27  $17.46  
         
Performance Ratios (annualized):        
Return on average assets 1.56%  1.50%  1.57%  1.51% 
Return on average common equity 12.39%  12.67%  12.40%  12.18% 
Net interest margin 4.30%  4.37%  4.30%  4.33% 
Efficiency ratio (2) 40.20%  43.28%  39.63%  41.70% 
         
Other Ratios:        
Allowance for credit losses to total loans (3) 1.05%  1.07%  1.05%  1.07% 
Allowance for credit losses to total nonperforming loans 264.44%  328.98%  264.44%  328.98% 
Nonperforming loans to total loans (3) 0.40%  0.33%  0.40%  0.33% 
Nonperforming assets to total assets 0.39%  0.44%  0.39%  0.44% 
Net charge-offs (annualized) to average loans (3) 0.12%  0.18%  0.15%  0.21% 
Common equity to total assets 12.39%  12.05%  12.39%  12.05% 
Tier 1 capital (to average assets) 11.24%  12.03%  11.24%  12.03% 
Total capital (to risk weighted assets) 12.71%  13.75%  12.71%  13.75% 
Common equity tier 1 capital (to risk weighted assets) 10.74%  10.37%  10.74%  10.37% 
Tangible common equity ratio (1) 10.88%  10.34%  10.88%  10.34% 
         
Loan Balances - Period End (in thousands):        
Commercial and Industrial$1,140,863  $960,506  $1,140,863  $960,506  
Commercial real estate - owner occupied$584,358  $497,834  $584,358  $497,834  
Commercial real estate - income producing$2,461,581  $1,863,583  $2,461,581  $1,863,583  
1-4 Family mortgage$150,129  $149,842  $150,129  $149,842  
Construction - commercial and residential$847,268  $901,617  $847,268  $901,617  
Construction - C&I (owner occupied)$100,063  $54,134  $100,063  $54,134  
Home equity$110,697  $118,544  $110,697  $118,544  
Other consumer$8,470  $4,837  $8,470  $4,837  
         
Average Balances (in thousands):        
Total assets$6,131,848  $5,416,489  $6,191,164  $5,561,069  
Total earning assets$5,905,962  $5,187,103  $5,967,008  $5,332,841  
Total loans$5,168,346  $4,438,401  $5,266,305  $4,499,871  
Total deposits$5,161,086  $4,493,715  $5,178,501  $4,655,234  
Total borrowings$173,272  $188,212  $207,221  $127,582  
Total shareholders' equity$770,117  $708,712  $783,318  $755,541  
                 

(1) Tangible common equity to tangible assets (the "tangible common equity ratio") and tangible book value per common share are non-GAAP financial measures derived from GAAP based amounts. The Company calculates the tangible common equity ratio by excluding the balance of intangible assets from common shareholders' equity and dividing by tangible assets. The Company calculates tangible book value per common share by dividing tangible common equity by common shares outstanding, as compared to book value per common share, which the Company calculates by dividing common shareholders' equity by common shares outstanding. The Company considers this information important to shareholders as tangible equity is a measure that is consistent with the calculation of capital for bank regulatory purposes, which excludes intangible assets from the calculation of risk based ratios and as such is useful for investors, regulators, management and others to evaluate capital adequacy and to compare against other financial institutions. The table below provides a reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures with financial measures defined by GAAP.

      
GAAP Reconciliation (Unaudited)     
(dollars in thousands except per share data)     
 Six Months Ended Twelve Months Ended Six Months Ended
 June 30, 2016 December 31, 2015 June 30, 2015
Common shareholders' equity$788,628  $738,601  $693,161 
Less: Intangible assets (108,021)  (108,542)  (109,957)
Tangible common equity$680,607  $630,059  $583,204 
      
Book value per common share$23.48  $22.07  $20.76 
Less: Intangible book value per common share (3.21)  (3.24)  (3.30)
Tangible book value per common share$20.27  $18.83  $17.46 
      
Total assets$6,365,320  $6,075,577  $5,752,669 
Less: Intangible assets (108,021)  (108,542)  (109,957)
Tangible assets$6,257,299  $5,967,035  $5,642,712 
Tangible common equity ratio 10.88%  10.56%  10.34%
      

(2) Computed by dividing noninterest expense by the sum of net interest income and noninterest income.

(3) Excludes loans held for sale.

      
Eagle Bancorp, Inc.     
Consolidated Balance Sheets (Unaudited)     
(dollars in thousands, except per share data)     
      
AssetsJune 30, 2016 December 31, 2015 June 30, 2015
Cash and due from banks$11,013  $10,270  $9,780 
Federal funds sold 5,444   3,791   6,276 
Interest bearing deposits with banks and other short-term investments 230,041   284,302   380,839 
Investment securities available for sale, at fair value 409,512   487,869   423,709 
Federal Reserve and Federal Home Loan Bank stock 19,864   16,903   16,828 
Loans held for sale 59,323   47,492   132,683 
Loans 5,403,429   4,998,368   4,550,897 
Less allowance for credit losses (56,536)  (52,687)  (48,921)
Loans, net 5,346,893   4,945,681   4,501,976 
Premises and equipment, net 18,209   18,254   17,185 
Deferred income taxes 41,321   40,311   34,164 
Bank owned life insurance 59,357   58,682   57,889 
Intangible assets, net 108,021   108,542   109,957 
Other real estate owned 3,152   5,852   10,715 
Other assets 53,170   47,628   50,668 
Total Assets$6,365,320  $6,075,577  $5,752,669 
      
Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity     
Deposits:     
Noninterest bearing demand$1,631,732  $1,405,067  $1,370,590 
Interest bearing transaction 293,401   178,797   220,382 
Savings and money market 2,634,446   2,835,325   2,439,337 
Time, $100,000 or more 434,102   406,570   430,321 
Other time 342,307   332,685   364,803 
Total deposits 5,335,988   5,158,444   4,825,433 
Customer repurchase agreements 80,508   72,356   53,394 
Other short-term borrowings 50,000   -   - 
Long-term borrowings 68,989   68,928   72,916 
Other liabilities 41,207   37,248   35,865 
Total liabilities 5,576,692   5,336,976   4,987,608 
      
Shareholders' Equity     
      
Preferred stock, par value $.01 per share, shares authorized 1,000,000, Series B, $1,000 per share liquidation preference, shares issued and outstanding -0- at June 30, 2016 and December 31, 2015, and 56,600 at June 30, 2015;  Series C, $1,000 per share liquidation preference, shares issued and outstanding -0- at June 30, 2016 and December 31, 2015, and 15,300 at June 30, 2015 -   -   71,900 
Common stock, par value $.01 per share; shares authorized 100,000,000, shares issued and outstanding 33,584,898, 33,467,893 and 33,394,563 respectively 333   331   330 
Warrant 946   946   946 
Additional paid in capital 507,602   503,529   498,704 
Retained earnings 281,071   233,604   190,035 
Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income (1,324)  191   3,146 
Total Shareholders' Equity 788,628   738,601   765,061 
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity$6,365,320  $6,075,577  $5,752,669 
      

 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc.       
Consolidated Statements of Operations (Unaudited)       
(dollars in thousands, except per share data)       
    
 Six Months Ended June 30, Three Months Ended June 30,
Interest Income 2016   2015   2016   2015 
Interest and fees on loans$132,133  $117,057  $67,211  $59,878 
Interest and dividends on investment securities 4,944   4,444   2,356   2,305 
Interest on balances with other banks and short-term investments 480   376   196   238 
Interest on federal funds sold 22   11   9   2 
Total interest income 137,579   121,888   69,772   62,423 
Interest Expense       
Interest on deposits 8,673   6,929   4,530   3,687 
Interest on customer repurchase agreements 76   61   39   34 
Interest on short-term borrowings 344   54   344   - 
Interest on long-term borrowings 2,074   2,563   1,037   1,152 
Total interest expense 11,167   9,607   5,950   4,873 
Net Interest Income  126,412   112,281   63,822   57,550 
Provision for Credit Losses 6,931   6,781   3,888   3,471 
Net Interest Income After Provision For Credit Losses 119,481   105,500   59,934   54,079 
        
Noninterest Income       
Service charges on deposits 2,872   2,616   1,424   1,283 
Gain on sale of loans 5,455   6,881   3,992   3,294 
Gain on sale of investment securities 1,122   2,164   498   - 
Loss on early extinguishment of debt -   (1,130)  -   - 
Increase in the cash surrender value of  bank owned life insurance 780   796   390   406 
Other income 3,636   2,710   1,271   1,250 
Total noninterest income 13,865   14,037   7,575   6,233 
Noninterest Expense       
Salaries and employee benefits 32,027   30,389   15,908   14,683 
Premises and equipment expenses 7,633   8,082   3,807   4,072 
Marketing and advertising 1,694   1,420   920   735 
Data processing 3,837   3,622   1,823   1,838 
Legal, accounting and professional fees 2,074   1,852   1,011   870 
FDIC insurance 1,564   1,554   755   783 
Merger expenses -   137   -   26 
Other expenses 7,568   7,615   4,071   3,591 
Total noninterest expense 56,397   54,671   28,295   26,598 
Income Before Income Tax Expense 76,949   64,866   39,214   33,714 
Income Tax Expense 29,482   24,510   15,069   12,776 
Net Income  47,467   40,356   24,145   20,938 
Preferred Stock Dividends  -   359   -   179 
Net Income Available to Common Shareholders$47,467  $39,997  $24,145  $20,759 
        
Earnings Per Common Share       
Basic$1.41  $1.24  $0.72  $0.62 
Diluted$1.39  $1.22  $0.71  $0.61 
        

 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. 
Consolidated Average Balances, Interest Yields And Rates (Unaudited) 
(dollars in thousands) 
         
 Three Months Ended June 30, 
 2016
 2015
 
 Average BalanceInterestAverage
Yield/Rate
 Average BalanceInterestAverage
Yield/Rate
 
ASSETS        
Interest earning assets:        
Interest bearing deposits with other banks and other short-term investments$184,821 $196  0.43% $394,501 $238  0.24% 
Loans held for sale (1) 47,111  428  3.63%  52,580  483  3.67% 
Loans (1) (2)  5,266,305  66,783  5.10%  4,499,871  59,395  5.29% 
Investment securities available for sale (2) 460,195  2,356  2.06%  383,169  2,305  2.41% 
Federal funds sold 8,576  9  0.42%  2,720  2  0.29% 
Total interest earning assets 5,967,008  69,772  4.70%  5,332,841  62,423  4.70% 
         
Total noninterest earning assets 279,972     276,288    
Less: allowance for credit losses 55,816     48,060    
Total noninterest earning assets 224,156     228,228    
TOTAL ASSETS$6,191,164    $5,561,069    
         
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY        
Interest bearing liabilities:        
Interest bearing transaction$243,836 $152  0.25% $179,389 $60  0.13% 
Savings and money market 2,573,184  2,828  0.44%  2,407,858  2,102  0.35% 
Time deposits 760,786  1,550  0.82%  797,258  1,525  0.77% 
Total interest bearing deposits 3,577,806  4,530  0.51%  3,384,505  3,687  0.44% 
Customer repurchase agreements 71,767  39  0.22%  53,953  34  0.25% 
Other short-term borrowings 66,484  344  2.05%  -  -  -  
Long-term borrowings 68,970  1,037  5.95%  73,629  1,152  6.19% 
Total interest bearing liabilities 3,785,027  5,950  0.63%  3,512,087  4,873  0.56% 
         
Noninterest bearing liabilities:        
Noninterest bearing demand 1,600,695     1,270,729    
Other liabilities 22,124     22,712    
Total noninterest bearing liabilities 1,622,819     1,293,441    
         
Shareholders' equity 783,318     755,541    
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY$6,191,164    $5,561,069    
         
Net interest income $63,822    $57,550   
Net interest spread   4.07%    4.14% 
Net interest margin   4.30%    4.33% 
Cost of funds   0.40%    0.37% 
         
(1) Loans placed on nonaccrual status are included in average balances. Net loan fees and late charges included in interest income on loans totaled $3.7 million and $2.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2016 and 2015, respectively. 
(2) Interest and fees on loans and investments exclude tax equivalent adjustments.
 
        

 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc.
Consolidated Average Balances, Interest Yields and Rates (Unaudited)
(dollars in thousands)
        
 Six Months Ended June 30,
 2016 2015
 Average
Balance
InterestAverage
Yield/Rate
 Average
Balance
InterestAverage
Yield/Rate
ASSETS       
Interest earning assets:       
Interest bearing deposits with other banks and other short-term investments$210,476 $480  0.46% $317,494 $376  0.24%
Loans held for sale (1) 38,179  701  3.67%  49,670  914  3.68%
Loans (1) (2)  5,168,346  131,432  5.11%  4,438,401  116,143  5.28%
Investment securities available for sale (2) 479,191  4,944  2.07%  372,814  4,444  2.40%
Federal funds sold 9,770  22  0.45%  8,724  11  0.25%
Total interest earning assets 5,905,962  137,579  4.68%  5,187,103  121,888  4.74%
        
Total noninterest earning assets 280,752     276,965   
Less: allowance for credit losses 54,866     47,579   
Total noninterest earning assets 225,886     229,386   
TOTAL ASSETS$6,131,848    $5,416,489   
        
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY       
Interest bearing liabilities:       
Interest bearing transaction$216,916 $252  0.23% $165,737 $110  0.13%
Savings and money market 2,664,106  5,348  0.40%  2,342,286  3,975  0.34%
Time deposits 753,618  3,073  0.82%  768,668  2,844  0.75%
Total interest bearing deposits 3,634,640  8,673  0.48%  3,276,691  6,929  0.43%
Customer repurchase agreements 71,076  76  0.22%  54,091  61  0.23%
Other short-term borrowings 33,242  344  2.05%  41,464  54  0.26%
Long-term borrowings 68,954  2,074  5.95%  92,657  2,563  5.50%
Total interest bearing liabilities 3,807,912  11,167  0.59%  3,464,903  9,607  0.56%
        
Noninterest bearing liabilities:       
Noninterest bearing demand 1,526,446     1,217,024   
Other liabilities 27,373     25,850   
Total noninterest bearing liabilities 1,553,819     1,242,874   
        
Shareholders' equity 770,117     708,712   
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY$6,131,848    $5,416,489   
        
Net interest income $126,412    $112,281  
Net interest spread   4.09%    4.18%
Net interest margin   4.30%    4.37%
Cost of funds   0.38%    0.37%
        
(1) Loans placed on nonaccrual status are included in average balances. Net loan fees and late charges included in interest income on loans totaled $7.5 million and $5.6 million for the six months ended June 30, 2016 and 2015, respectively.
(2) Interest and fees on loans and investments exclude tax equivalent adjustments.
       

 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc.               
Statements of Income and Highlights Quarterly Trends (Unaudited)               
(dollars in thousands, except per share data)               
 Three Months Ended 
 June 30, March 31, December 31, September 30, June 30, March 31, December 31, September 30,
Income Statements: 2016   2016   2015   2015   2015   2015   2014   2014 
Total interest income$69,772  $67,807  $67,311  $63,981  $62,423  $59,465  $56,091  $47,886 
Total interest expense 5,950   5,217   4,735   4,896   4,873   4,734   4,275   3,251 
Net interest income 63,822   62,590   62,576   59,085   57,550   54,731   51,816   44,635 
Provision for credit losses 3,888   3,043   4,595   3,262   3,471   3,310   3,700   2,111 
Net interest income after provision for credit losses 59,934   59,547   57,981   55,823   54,079   51,421   48,116   42,524 
Noninterest income (before investment gains & extinguishment of debt) 7,077   5,666   6,462   6,039   6,233   6,770   5,298   4,761 
Gain on sale of investment securities 498   624   30   60   -   2,164   12   - 
Loss on early extinguishment of debt -   -   -   -   -   (1,130)  -   - 
Total noninterest income 7,575   6,290   6,492   6,099   6,233   7,804   5,310   4,761 
Salaries and employee benefits 15,908   16,119   15,977   15,383   14,683   15,706   15,703   14,942 
Premises and equipment 3,807   3,826   3,970   3,974   4,072   4,010   3,747   3,374 
Marketing and advertising 920   774   566   762   735   685   578   544 
Merger expenses -   -   2   2   26   111   3,239   885 
Other expenses 7,660   7,383   8,125   7,284   7,082   7,561   6,085   5,398 
Total noninterest expense 28,295   28,102   28,640   27,405   26,598   28,073   29,352   25,143 
Income before income tax expense 39,214   37,735   35,833   34,517   33,714   31,152   24,074   22,142 
Income tax expense 15,069   14,413   13,485   13,054   12,776   11,734   9,347   8,054 
Net income 24,145   23,322   22,348   21,463   20,938   19,418   14,727   14,088 
Preferred stock dividends -   -   62   180   179   180   180   151 
Net income available to common shareholders$24,145  $23,322  $22,286  $21,283  $20,759  $19,238  $14,547  $13,937 
                
                
Per Share Data:               
Earnings per weighted average common share, basic$0.72  $0.70  $0.67  $0.64  $0.62  $0.62  $0.51  $0.54 
Earnings per weighted average common share, diluted$0.71  $0.68  $0.65  $0.63  $0.61  $0.61  $0.49  $0.52 
Weighted average common shares outstanding, basic 33,588,141   33,518,998   33,462,937   33,400,973   33,367,476   31,082,715   28,777,778   26,023,670 
Weighted average common shares outstanding, diluted 34,183,209   34,104,237   34,069,786   34,026,412   33,997,989   31,776,323   29,632,685   26,654,186 
Actual shares outstanding 33,584,898   33,581,599   33,467,893   33,405,510   33,394,563   33,303,467   30,139,396   26,022,307 
Book value per common share at period end$23.48  $22.71  $22.07  $21.38  $20.76  $20.11  $18.21  $14.83 
Tangible book value per common share at period end (1)$20.27  $19.48  $18.83  $18.10  $17.46  $16.82  $14.56  $14.71 
                
Performance Ratios (annualized):               
Return on average assets 1.57%  1.54%  1.50%  1.47%  1.51%  1.49%  1.21%  1.37%
Return on average common equity 12.40%  12.39%  12.08%  11.95%  12.18%  13.24%  11.67%  14.52%
Net interest margin 4.30%  4.31%  4.38%  4.23%  4.33%  4.41%  4.42%  4.45%
Efficiency ratio (2) 39.63%  40.80%  41.47%  42.04%  41.70%  44.89%  51.38%  50.90%
                
Other Ratios:               
Allowance for credit losses to total loans (3) 1.05%  1.06%  1.05%  1.05%  1.07%  1.07%  1.07%  1.31%
Nonperforming loans to total loans (3) 0.40%  0.43%  0.26%  0.30%  0.33%  0.44%  0.52%  0.85%
Allowance for credit losses to total nonperforming loans 264.44%  249.03%  397.95%  347.82%  328.98%  244.12%  205.30%  152.25%
Nonperforming assets to total assets 0.39%  0.42%  0.31%  0.41%  0.44%  0.58%  0.68%  0.91%
Net charge-offs (annualized) to average loans (3) 0.15%  0.09%  0.18%  0.16%  0.21%  0.15%  0.26%  0.09%
Tier 1 capital (to average assets) 11.24%  11.01%  10.90%  11.96%  12.03%  12.19%  10.69%  10.70%
Total capital (to risk weighted assets) 12.71%  12.87%  12.75%  13.80%  13.75%  13.90%  12.97%  14.48%
Common equity tier 1 capital (to risk weighted assets) 10.74%  10.83%  10.68%  10.48%  10.37%  10.37% n/a n/a
Tangible common equity ratio (1) 10.88%  10.86%  10.56%  10.46%  10.34%  10.39%  8.54%  9.19%
                
Average Balances (in thousands):               
Total assets$6,191,164  $6,072,533  $5,907,023  $5,776,404  $5,561,069  $5,270,301  $4,844,409  $4,070,914 
Total earning assets$5,967,008  $5,844,915  $5,675,048  $5,544,835  $5,332,397  $5,039,748  $4,654,423  $3,977,859 
Total loans$5,266,305  $5,070,386  $4,859,391  $4,636,298  $4,499,871  $4,376,248  $3,993,020  $3,317,731 
Total deposits$5,178,501  $5,143,670  $4,952,282  $4,842,706  $4,655,234  $4,330,403  $4,025,900  $3,470,231 
Total borrowings$207,221  $139,324  $168,652  $129,136  $127,582  $249,516  $237,401  $152,249 
Total shareholders' equity$783,318  $756,916  $757,199  $778,279  $755,541  $661,364  $561,467  $437,370 
                
(1) Tangible common equity to tangible assets (the "tangible common equity ratio") and tangible book value per common share are non-GAAP financial measures derived from GAAP based amounts. The Company calculates the tangible common equity ratio by excluding the balance of intangible assets from common shareholders' equity and dividing by tangible assets. The Company calculates tangible book value per common share by dividing tangible common equity by common shares outstanding, as compared to book value per common share, which the Company calculates by dividing common shareholders' equity by common shares outstanding. The Company considers this information important to shareholders as tangible equity is a measure that is consistent with the calculation of capital for bank regulatory purposes, which excludes intangible assets from the calculation of risk based ratios and as such is useful for investors, regulators, management and others to evaluate capital adequacy and to compare against other financial institutions.
(2) Computed by dividing noninterest expense by the sum of net interest income and noninterest income.
(3) Excludes loans held for sale.
 
EAGLE BANCORP, INC. CONTACT: Michael T. Flynn 301.986.1800
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