KS Bancorp, Inc. (KSBI) Announces Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Cash Dividend
SMITHFIELD, N.C., Oct. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KS Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCBB: KSBI), parent company of KS Bank, Inc. (the “Bank”), announced unaudited results for the third quarter of 2022.
The Company reported net income of $2.1 million or $1.86 per diluted share, for the three months ended September 30, 2022, an increase of 22.4% compared to net income of $1.7 million or $1.52 per diluted share, for the three months ended September 30, 2021.
Net interest income before the provision for loan losses for the three months ended September 30, 2022 was $5.5 million compared to $4.7 million at September 30, 2021. Noninterest income for the three months ended September 30, 2022 was $740,000, compared to $758,000 for the comparable period ended September 30, 2021. Noninterest expense was $3.6 million for the three months ended September 30, 2022, compared to $3.2 million in the comparable period in 2021. The Company did not record any provision for loan losses during the third quarter 2022, compared to $123,000 in the third quarter of 2021.
For the nine months ended September 30, 2022, net interest income before the provision for loan losses was $14.5 million, compared to $13.3 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2021. Noninterest income was $2.3 million for the nine month period ending September 30, 2022 compared to $2.1 million for the same period ended September 30, 2021. For the nine months ended September 30, 2022, non-interest expenses was $10.2 million, compared to $9.2 million for the same period ending September 30, 2021.
The Company’s unaudited consolidated total assets decreased $9.0 million, to $562.2 million at September 30, 2022, compared to $571.2 million at December 31, 2021. Net loan balances increased by $48.1 million, to $393.7 million at September 30, 2022, compared to $345.6 million at December 31, 2021. The Company’s investment securities totaled $99.1 million at September 30, 2022, compared to $88.3 million at December 31, 2021. Total deposits increased $28.4 million to $515.8 million at September 30, 2022, compared to $487.4 million at December 31, 2021. For the nine months ended September 30, 2022, there was a $32.6 million increase in core deposits and a $3.9 million decrease in brokered funding. Long-term borrowings decreased $31 million to $11 million at September 30, 2022 compared to $42 million at December 31, 2021. This decrease is attributable to the repayment of $32 million in Federal Home Loan Bank borrowings. Total stockholders’ equity decreased $6.3 million to $30.3 million at September 30, 2022, from $36.6 million at December 31, 2021. The decrease in stockholders equity is primarily attributable to the change in accumulated other comprehensive income of $11.0 million in the third quarter of 2022, which is partially offset by an increase in retained earnings of $4.7 million.
Nonperforming assets consisted of $992,000 nonaccrual loans at September 30, 2022, representing less than 0.20% of the Company’s total assets. There was no foreclosed real estate owned at September 30, 2022. The allowance for loan losses at September 30, 2022 totaled $5.1 million, or 1.27% of total loans.
Commenting on the third quarter results, Harold Keen, President and CEO of the Company, stated, “During the recent months of rising interest rates KS Bank has been successfully increasing outstanding loans. The continued growth in net income during the third quarter is a direct result of those efforts. It has been a very good year to be a community bank.”
In addition, the Company announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share for stockholders of record as of October 28, 2022 with payment to be made on November 7, 2022.
KS Bank continues to be well capitalized according to regulatory standards with total risk-based capital of 13.31%, tier 1 risk-based capital of 12.12%, common equity tier 1 risk-based capital of 12.12%, and a tier 1 leverage ratio of 9.15% at September 30, 2022. The minimum levels to be considered well capitalized for each of these ratios are 10.0%, 8.0%, 6.5%, and 5.0%, respectively.
KS Bancorp, Inc. is a Smithfield, North Carolina-based single bank holding company. KS Bank, Inc., a state-chartered savings bank, is KS Bancorp’s sole subsidiary. The Bank is a full service community bank serving the citizens of eastern North Carolina since 1924. The Bank offers a broad range of personal and business banking products and services, mortgage products and trust services. There are nine full service branches located in Kenly, Selma, Clayton, Garner, Goldsboro, Wilson, Wendell, Smithfield, and Four Oaks, North Carolina. There is a loan production office in Dunn, NC which opened in April, 2022. For more information, visit www.ksbankinc.com.
This release contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and business of the Company. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on the beliefs and assumptions of management of the Company and on the information available to management at the time that these disclosures were prepared. These statements can be identified by the use of words like “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate” and “believe,” variations of these words and other similar expressions. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
|KS Bancorp, Inc. and Subsidiary|
|Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition|
|September 30, 2022||December 31,|
|(Dollars in thousands)|
|Cash and due from banks:|
|Investment securities available for sale, at fair value||99,055||88,320|
|Federal Home Loan Bank stock, at cost||299||1,443|
|Less allowance for loan losses||(5,071||)||(5,023||)|
|Accrued interest receivable||1,715||1,543|
|Foreclosed assets, net||–||621|
|Property and equipment, net||9,362||8,928|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY|
|Accrued interest payable||53||216|
|Accrued expenses and other liabilities||4,846||3,679|
|Preferred stock, no par value, 500,000 shares authorized; none issued and outstanding|
|Common stock, no par value, 3,500,000 shares authorized; 1,107,776 shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021, respectively||1,359||1,359|
|Retained earnings, substantially restricted||39,342||34,694|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)||(10,434||)||592|
|Total stockholders’ equity||30,267||36,645|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||562,223||$||571,225|
|* Derived from audited financial statements|
|KS Bancorp, Inc and Subsidiary|
|Consolidated Statements of Income (Unaudited)|
|Three Months Ended||Nine Months Ended|
|Sept 30,||Sept 30,|
|(In thousands, except per share data)|
|Interest and dividend income:|
|Total interest and dividend income||5,839||5,208||$||15,607||14,967|
|Total interest expense||343||525||1,097||1,670|
|Net interest income||5,496||4,683||14,510||13,297|
|Provision for loan losses||–||123||–||369|
|Net interest income after|
|provision for loan losses||5,496||4,560||14,510||12,928|
|Service charges on deposit accounts||328||281||936||843|
|Fees from presold mortgages||5||5||17||54|
|Total noninterest income||740||758||2,264||2,141|
|Compensation and benefits||2,242||1,935||6,351||5,634|
|Occupancy and equipment||546||394||1,575||1,122|
|Data processing & outside service fees||210||241||618||702|
|Foreclosed real estate and repossessions, net||–||–||(230||)||–|
|Total noninterest expenses||3,624||3,184||10,169||9,150|
|Income before income taxes||2,612||2,134||6,605||5,919|
|Basic and Diluted earnings per share||$||1.86||$||1.52||$||4.71||$||4.21|
CONTACT: Contact: Harold T. Keen President and Chief Executive Officer (919) 938-3101 Regina J Smith Chief Financial Officer (919) 938-3101