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Eagle Bancorp, Inc. Announces Another Quarter of Record Earnings With Second Quarter 2018 Net Income up 34% Over 2017

Company Release - 7/18/2018 4:15 PM ET

BETHESDA, Md., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:EGBN), the parent company of EagleBank, today announced record quarterly net income of $37.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018, a 34% increase over the $27.8 million net income for the three months ended June 30, 2017. Net income per basic common share for the three months ended June 30, 2018 was $1.09 compared to $0.81 for the same period in 2017, a 35% increase. Net income per diluted common share for the three months ended June 30, 2018 was $1.08 compared to $0.81 for the same period in 2017, a 33% increase. 

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For the six months ended June 30, 2018, the Company’s net income was $73.0 million, a 33% increase over the $54.8 million of net income for the same period in 2017. Net income per basic common share for the six months ended June 30, 2018 was $2.13 compared to $1.61 for the same period in 2017, a 32% increase. Net income per diluted common share for the six months ended June 30, 2018 was $2.12 compared to $1.60 for the same period in 2017, a 32% increase.

“We are very pleased to report another quarter of favorable earnings, which continued to exhibit positive trends of balance sheet growth, revenue growth, solid asset quality and favorable operating leverage,” noted Ronald D. Paul, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Paul continued, “The Company’s assets ended the quarter at $7.88 billion, representing 9% growth over the second quarter of 2017 and total shareholders’ equity exceeded $1.00 billion for the first time.  Second quarter 2018 earnings resulted in a return on average assets of 1.92%, return on average common equity (“ROACE”) of 14.93% and a return on average tangible common equity (“ROATCE”) of 16.71%.” Mr. Paul added “Our financial results in the second quarter continue to exhibit balanced and consistent performance.”

While the lower effective tax rate of 25.1% for the second quarter of 2018 resulting from the Tax Act signed in December 2017 contributed to higher net earnings, on a pre-tax basis, second quarter earnings in 2018 increased 10% over the second quarter in 2017 and increased 4% over the first quarter of 2018. 

The Company’s performance in the second quarter of 2018 as compared to the second quarter of 2017 was highlighted by 11% growth in both average total loans and average total deposits, by a relatively stable net interest margin of 4.15% as compared to 4.16% and by 9% growth in total revenue to $83.8 million. Mr. Paul noted that the Company continues to focus more on growth of average balances year over year and quarter over quarter since that measure relates more directly to income statement results. Comparing average balances in the second quarter of 2018 versus the first quarter of 2018, average loan growth was 2% and average deposit growth was 3%.

Mr. Paul added, “In the second quarter of 2018, period end total loans growth was a modest 1% over March 31, 2018, while total deposits increased 2% over March 31, 2018. New loans settled in the second quarter of 2018 were similar to the first quarter of 2018, which had a 3% growth rate, however, substantial loan payoffs and delays in new loan fundings occurred in the second quarter which restrained net loan growth. The total of unfunded loan commitments remains stable over the last six quarters at approximately $2.4 billion. The Company continues to emphasize strategies focusing on achieving core deposit growth. Significantly, the mix of noninterest deposits to total deposits averaged 33% in the second quarter of 2018 as compared to 32% in the second quarter of 2017. Since spread earnings are the key element of our revenue, we remain focused on our net interest margin, which has been stable as market rates and related deposit rates have continued to increase.”  

The net interest margin was 4.15% for the second quarter of 2018, down one basis point from the second quarter of 2017 and down two basis points from the first quarter of 2018. Mr. Paul noted, “While we are seeing a higher cost of funds, we are also experiencing higher loan yields, in part due to rate adjustments in our predominately variable and adjustable rate loan portfolio.” The Company’s net interest income increased 12% in the second quarter of 2018 over 2017 as the Company has continued its emphasis on disciplined pricing for both new loans and funding sources. The Company believes that it has a superior net interest margin compared to peers, but it is also focused on all factors that contribute to Earnings Per Share (“EPS”) growth.

For the first six months of 2018, total loans grew 4% over December 31, 2017, and averaged 12% higher for the first six months of 2018 as compared to the first six months of 2017. At June 30, 2018, total deposits were 7% higher than deposits at December 31, 2017, and averaged 10% higher for the first six months of 2018 compared with the first six months of 2017.

Total revenue (net interest income plus noninterest income) for the second quarter of 2018 was $83.8 million, or 9% above the $76.7 million of total revenue earned for the second quarter of 2017 and was 3% higher than the $81.1 million of revenue earned in the first quarter of 2018. For the six month periods ended June 30, total revenue was $164.9 million for 2018, as compared to $149.7 million in 2017, a 10% increase.  

The primary driver of the Company’s revenue growth for the second quarter of 2018 as compared to the second quarter of 2017 was its net interest income growth of 12% ($78.2 million versus $69.7 million). Noninterest income (excluding investment gains) declined by 21% in the second quarter 2018 over 2017 ($5.5 million versus $7.0 million), due substantially to lesser sales of Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and residential mortgage loans and the resulting gains on the sale of these loans, and by lower revenue associated with the origination, securitization, servicing and sale of FHA Multifamily-Backed Government National Mortgage Association (“GNMA”) securities. Mr. Paul added that “while these business lines do exhibit variations in revenue from quarter to quarter all three business units above are important to our long term continued success.”  

Asset quality measures remained solid at June 30, 2018. Net charge-offs (annualized) were 0.05% of average loans for the second quarter of 2018, as compared to 0.02% of average loans for the second quarter of 2017. At June 30, 2018, the Company’s nonperforming loans amounted to $10.9 million (0.16% of total loans) as compared to $17.1 million (0.29% of total loans) at June 30, 2017 and $13.2 million (0.21% of total loans) at December 31, 2017. Nonperforming assets amounted to $12.3 million (0.16% of total assets) at June 30, 2018 compared to $18.5 million (0.26% of total assets) at June 30, 2017 and $14.6 million (0.20% of total assets) at December 31, 2017.

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 1.00% of total loans (excluding loans held for sale) at June 30, 2018, is adequate to absorb potential credit losses within the loan portfolio at that date. The allowance for credit losses was 1.02% at June 30, 2017 and 1.01% of total loans at December 31, 2017. The allowance at June 30, 2018 for credit losses represented 612% of nonperforming loans, as compared to 356% at June 30, 2017 and 489% at December 31, 2017.

“The Company’s productivity continued to be very favorable in the second quarter,” noted Mr. Paul. The efficiency ratio of 38.55% 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 1.66% in the second quarter of 2018 as compared to 1.72% in the second quarter of 2017. A stable staff, capacity utilization, branch rationalization, a low level of problem assets, and leveraging of other fixed costs have been the major reasons for improved operating leverage. The Company continues to make investments in its infrastructure including IT systems and resources and online client services. Our goal is to improve operating performance without inhibiting growth or negatively impacting our ability to service our customers. Mr. Paul further noted, “We will continue to maintain strict oversight of expenses, while retaining an infrastructure to remain competitive, support our growth initiatives, manage risk, and proactively enhance our risk management systems as we continue to grow.”

Total assets at June 30, 2018 were $7.88 billion, a 9% increase as compared to $7.24 billion at June 30, 2017, and a 5% increase as compared to $7.48 billion at December 31, 2017. Total loans (excluding loans held for sale) were $6.65 billion at June 30, 2018, an 11% increase as compared to $5.99 billion at June 30, 2017, and a 4% increase as compared to $6.41 billion at December 31, 2017. Loans held for sale amounted to $30.5 million at June 30, 2018 as compared to $49.3 million at June 30, 2017, a 38% decrease, and $25.1 million at December 31, 2017, a 22% increase. The investment portfolio totaled $656.9 million at June 30, 2018, a 32% increase from the $497.7 million balance at June 30, 2017. As compared to December 31, 2017, the investment portfolio at June 30, 2018 increased by $67.6 million or 12%.

Total deposits at June 30, 2018 were $6.27 billion, compared to deposits of $5.87 billion at June 30, 2017, a 7% increase, and deposits of $5.85 billion at December 31, 2017, a 7% increase. Total borrowed funds (excluding customer repurchase agreements) were $517.1 million at June 30, 2018, $361.7 million at June 30, 2017 and $541.9 million at December 31, 2017. 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, 2018 increased 13%, to $1.02 billion, compared to $902.7 million at June 30, 2017, and increased 8%, from $950.4 million at December 31, 2017. The Company’s capital position remains substantially in excess of regulatory requirements for well capitalized status, with a total risk based capital ratio of 15.59% at June 30, 2018, as compared to 15.13% at June 30, 2017, and 15.02% at December 31, 2017. In addition, the tangible common equity ratio was 11.79% at June 30, 2018, compared to 11.15% at June 30, 2017 and 11.44% at December 31, 2017.

Analysis of the three months ended June 30, 2018 compared to June 30, 2017

For the three months ended June 30, 2018, the Company reported an annualized ROAA of 1.92% as compared to 1.60% for the three months ended June 30, 2017. The annualized ROACE for the three months ended June 30, 2018 was 14.93% as compared to 12.51% for the three months ended June 30, 2017. The annualized ROATCE for the three months ended June 30, 2018 was 16.71% as compared to 14.22% for the three months ended June 30, 2017.

Net interest income increased 12% for the three months ended June 30, 2018 over the same period in 2017 ($78.2 million versus $69.7 million), resulting from growth in average earning assets of 12%. The net interest margin was 4.15% for the three months ended June 30, 2018, as compared to 4.16% for the three months ended June 30, 2017. The Company believes its current net interest margin remains favorable compared to peer banking companies and that its disciplined approach to managing the loan portfolio yield to 5.53% for the second quarter of 2018 (as compared to 5.14% for the same period in 2017) has been a significant factor in its overall profitability.

The provision for credit losses was $1.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018 as compared to $1.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017. Net charge-offs of $848 thousand in the second quarter of 2018 represented an annualized 0.05% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, as compared to $367 thousand, or an annualized 0.02% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, in the second quarter of 2017. Net charge-offs in the second quarter of 2018 were attributable primarily to commercial real estate loans ($479 thousand) and commercial loans ($385 thousand).

Noninterest income for the three months ended June 30, 2018 decreased to $5.6 million from $7.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017, a 21% decrease, due substantially to lower gains on the sale of residential mortgage loans ($1.7 million versus $2.5 million) resulting from lower volume as compared to 2017, and minimal revenue associated with the origination, securitization, servicing, and sale of FHA Multifamily-Backed GNMA securities as compared to $752 thousand during the second quarter of 2017. Residential mortgage loans closed were $126 million for the second quarter of 2018 versus $188 million for the second quarter of 2017.

The efficiency ratio, which measures the ratio of noninterest expense to total revenue, was 38.55% for the second quarter of 2018, as compared to 39.10% for the second quarter of 2017. Noninterest expenses totaled $32.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018, as compared to $30.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017, an 8% increase. Cost increases for salaries and benefits were $943 thousand, due primarily to merit increases and benefit costs. Data processing expense increased by $407 thousand due primarily to the costs of software and infrastructure investments. Legal, accounting and professional fees increased $882 thousand due to due diligence from independent consultants associated with the internet event late in 2017 and efforts to enhance our risk management systems.

Analysis of the six months ended June 30, 2018 compared to June 30, 2017

For the six months ended June 30, 2018, the Company reported an annualized ROAA of 1.91% as compared to 1.61% for the six months ended June 30, 2017. The annualized ROACE for the six months ended June 30, 2018 was 14.96% as compared to 12.62% for the six months ended June 30, 2017. The annualized ROATCE for the six months ended June 30, 2018 was 16.78% as compared to 14.38% for the six months ended June 30, 2017.

Net interest income increased 13% for the six months ended June 30, 2018 over the same period in 2017 ($154.0 million versus $136.6 million), resulting from growth in average earning assets of 13%. The net interest margin was 4.16% for both the six months ended June 30, 2018 and 2017. The Company believes its current net interest margin remains favorable compared to peer banking companies and that its disciplined approach to managing the loan portfolio yield to 5.42% for the first six months of 2018 (as compared to 5.15% for the same period in 2017) has been a significant factor in its overall profitability.

The provision for credit losses was $3.6 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018 as compared to $3.0 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017. The higher provisioning for the six months ended June 30, 2018, as compared to the same period in 2017, is due primarily to higher net charge-offs. Net charge-offs of $1.8 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018 represented an annualized 0.05% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, as compared to $989 thousand, or an annualized 0.03% of average loans, excluding loans held for sale, in the first six months of 2017. Net charge-offs in the first six months of 2018 were attributable primarily to commercial loans ($1.4 million) and commercial real estate loans ($540 thousand) offset by a net recovery in consumer loans ($135 thousand).

Noninterest income for the six months ended June 30, 2018 decreased to $10.9 million from $13.1 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, a 17% decrease, due substantially to lower gains on the sale of residential mortgage loans ($2.9 million versus $4.3 million) resulting from lower volume as compared to 2017, and minimal revenue associated with the origination, securitization, servicing, and sale of FHA Multifamily-Backed GNMA securities for the six months ended June 30, 2018 versus $752 thousand for the same period in 2017. Residential mortgage loans closed were $226 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018 versus $338 million for the same period in 2017.

Noninterest expenses totaled $63.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018, as compared to $59.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, a 7% increase. Cost increases for salaries and benefits for the six months ended June 30, 2018 were $1.1 million, due primarily to merit increases and benefit costs. Data processing expense increased by $683 thousand due primarily to the costs of software and infrastructure investments. Legal, accounting and professional fees increased $2.9 million due to due diligence from independent consultants associated with the internet event late in 2017 and efforts to enhance our risk management systems. Other expenses decreased $1.1 million, due primarily to a net loss on the sale of OREO in the first quarter of 2017 ($361 thousand) and lower costs to maintain OREO properties ($276 thousand). For the first six months of 2018, the efficiency ratio was 38.47% as compared to 39.57% for the same period in 2017.

The financial information which follows provides more detail on the Company’s financial performance for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018 as compared to the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 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, 2017 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 Suburban 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 2018 financial results on Thursday, July 19, 2018 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 5875946, 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 2, 2018.

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, 2017 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)   
 Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30,
  2018   2017   2018   2017 
Income Statements:       
Total interest income$96,296  $79,344  $185,345  $155,138 
Total interest expense 18,086   9,646   31,355   18,546 
Net interest income 78,210   69,698   153,990   136,592 
Provision for credit losses 1,650   1,566   3,619   2,963 
Net interest income after provision for credit losses 76,560   68,132   150,371   133,629 
Noninterest income (before investment gains) 5,526   6,997   10,788   12,562 
Gain on sale of investment securities 26   26   68   531 
Total noninterest income 5,552   7,023   10,856   13,093 
Total noninterest expense 32,289   30,001   63,410   59,233 
Income before income tax expense 49,823   45,154   97,817   87,489 
Income tax expense 12,528   17,382   24,807   32,700 
Net income$37,295  $27,772  $73,010  $54,789 
        
Per Share Data:       
Earnings per weighted average common share, basic$1.09  $0.81  $2.13  $1.61 
Earnings per weighted average common share, diluted$1.08  $0.81  $2.12  $1.60 
Weighted average common shares outstanding, basic 34,305,693   34,128,598   34,283,412   34,099,228 
Weighted average common shares outstanding, diluted 34,448,354   34,324,120   34,427,613   34,304,285 
Actual shares outstanding at period end 34,305,071   34,169,924   34,305,071   34,169,924 
Book value per common share at period end$29.82  $26.42  $29.82  $26.42 
Tangible book value per common share at period end (1)$26.71  $23.28  $26.71  $23.28 
        
Performance Ratios (annualized):       
Return on average assets 1.92%   1.60%   1.91%   1.61% 
Return on average common equity 14.93%   12.51%   14.96%   12.62% 
Return on average tangible common equity 16.71%   14.22%   16.78%   14.38% 
Net interest margin 4.15%   4.16%   4.16%   4.16% 
Efficiency ratio (2) 38.55%   39.10%   38.47%   39.57% 
        
Other Ratios:       
Allowance for credit losses to total loans (3) 1.00%   1.02%   1.00%   1.02% 
Allowance for credit losses to total nonperforming loans 612.42%   356.00%   612.42%   356.00% 
Nonperforming loans to total loans (3) 0.16%   0.29%   0.16%   0.29% 
Nonperforming assets to total assets 0.16%   0.26%   0.16%   0.26% 
Net charge-offs (annualized) to average loans (3) 0.05%   0.02%   0.05%   0.03% 
Common equity to total assets 12.98%   12.46%   12.98%   12.46% 
Tier 1 capital (to average assets) 11.97%   11.61%   11.97%   11.61% 
Total capital (to risk weighted assets) 15.59%   15.13%   15.59%   15.13% 
Common equity tier 1 capital (to risk weighted assets) 11.89%   11.18%   11.89%   11.18% 
Tangible common equity ratio (1) 11.79%   11.15%   11.79%   11.15% 
        
Loan Balances - Period End (in thousands):       
Commercial and Industrial$1,467,088  $1,319,736  $1,467,088  $1,319,736 
Commercial real estate - owner occupied$852,697  $660,066  $852,697  $660,066 
Commercial real estate - income producing$3,000,385  $2,596,230  $3,000,385  $2,596,230 
1-4 Family mortgage$103,415  $151,115  $103,415  $151,115 
Construction - commercial and residential$1,087,287  $1,034,902  $1,087,287  $1,034,902 
Construction - C&I (owner occupied)$48,480  $116,577  $48,480  $116,577 
Home equity$89,539  $103,671  $89,539  $103,671 
Other consumer$2,811  $2,734  $2,811  $2,734 
        
Average Balances (in thousands):       
Total assets$7,789,564  $6,959,994  $7,694,055  $6,866,597 
Total earning assets$7,558,138  $6,728,055  $7,466,348  $6,633,740 
Total loans$6,569,931  $5,895,174  $6,502,207  $5,800,742 
Total deposits$6,269,126  $5,660,119  $6,166,640  $5,607,552 
Total borrowings$485,729  $375,124  $504,444  $346,791 
Total shareholders’ equity$1,002,091  $890,498  $984,436  $875,223 

(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 calculates return on average tangible common equity by dividing annualized year to date net income by tangible common equity. 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)         
 Three Months Ended Six Months Ended Twelve Months Ended Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
 June 30, 2018 June 30, 2018 December 31, 2017 June 30, 2017 June 30, 2017
Common shareholders' equity  $1,023,137  $950,438    $902,675 
Less: Intangible assets   (106,820)  (107,212)    (107,061)
Tangible common equity  $916,317  $843,226    $795,614 
          
Book value per common share  $29.82  $27.80    $26.42 
Less: Intangible book value per common share   (3.11)  (3.13)    (3.14)
Tangible book value per common share  $26.71  $24.67    $23.28 
          
Total assets  $7,880,017  $7,479,029    $7,244,527 
Less: Intangible assets   (106,820)  (107,212)    (107,061)
Tangible assets  $7,773,197  $7,371,817    $7,137,466 
Tangible common equity ratio   11.79%   11.44%     11.15% 
          
Average common shareholders' equity$1,002,091  $984,436  $906,174  $890,501  $875,225 
Less: Average intangible assets (106,955)  (107,112)  (107,117)  (107,050)  (107,153)
Average tangible common equity$895,136  $877,324  $799,057  $783,450  $768,072 
          
Net Income Available to Common Shareholders$37,295  $73,010  $100,232  $27,772  $54,789 
Average tangible common equity$895,136  $877,324  $799,057  $783,450  $768,072 
Annualized Return on Average Tangible Common Equity 16.71%   16.78%   12.54%   14.22%   14.38% 

(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, 2018 December 31, 2017 June 30, 2017
Cash and due from banks$6,873  $7,445  $8,017 
Federal funds sold 9,251   15,767   7,417 
Interest bearing deposits with banks and other short-term investments 249,667   167,261   432,267 
Investment securities available for sale, at fair value 656,942   589,268   497,672 
Federal Reserve and Federal Home Loan Bank stock 35,875   36,324   28,603 
Loans held for sale 30,493   25,096   49,327 
Loans 6,651,704   6,411,528   5,985,031 
Less allowance for credit losses (66,609)  (64,758)  (61,047)
Loans, net 6,585,095   6,346,770   5,923,984 
Premises and equipment, net 19,055   20,991   20,153 
Deferred income taxes 30,562   28,770   46,294 
Bank owned life insurance 62,647   60,947   60,869 
Intangible assets, net 106,820   107,212   107,061 
Other real estate owned 1,394   1,394   1,394 
Other assets 85,343   71,784   61,469 
Total Assets$7,880,017  $7,479,029  $7,244,527 
      
Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity     
Deposits:     
Noninterest bearing demand$2,022,916  $1,982,912  $1,851,437 
Interest bearing transaction 435,484   420,417   405,210 
Savings and money market 2,658,768   2,621,146   2,730,981 
Time, $100,000 or more 675,528   515,682   490,105 
Other time 476,062   313,827   389,964 
Total deposits 6,268,758   5,853,984   5,867,697 
Customer repurchase agreements 29,135   76,561   74,362 
Other short-term borrowings 300,000   325,000   145,000 
Long-term borrowings 217,100   216,905   216,710 
Other liabilities 41,887   56,141   38,083 
Total liabilities 6,856,880   6,528,591   6,341,852 
      
Shareholders' Equity     
Common stock, par value $.01 per share; shares authorized 100,000,000, shares     
issued and outstanding 34,305,071, 34,185,163, and 34,169,924, respectively 341   340   340 
Additional paid in capital 524,176   520,304   517,356 
Retained earnings 505,229   431,544   386,100 
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (6,609)  (1,750)  (1,121)
Total Shareholders' Equity 1,023,137   950,438   902,675 
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity$7,880,017  $7,479,029  $7,244,527 
      


Eagle Bancorp, Inc.       
Consolidated Statements of Income (Unaudited)       
(dollars in thousands, except per share data)       
    
 Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30,
Interest Income 2018  2017  2018  2017
Interest and fees on loans$90,924 $75,896 $175,354 $148,367
Interest and dividends on investment securities 4,058  2,827  7,650  5,660
Interest on balances with other banks and short-term investments 1,274  610  2,255  1,093
Interest on federal funds sold 40  11  86  18
Total interest income 96,296  79,344  185,345  155,138
Interest Expense       
Interest on deposits 14,048  6,403  23,177  12,233
Interest on customer repurchase agreements 62  40  112  78
Interest on other short-term borrowings 997  224  2,108  277
Interest on long-term borrowings 2,979  2,979  5,958  5,958
Total interest expense 18,086  9,646  31,355  18,546
Net Interest Income  78,210  69,698  153,990  136,592
Provision for Credit Losses 1,650  1,566  3,619  2,963
Net Interest Income After Provision For Credit Losses 76,560  68,132  150,371  133,629
        
Noninterest Income       
Service charges on deposits 1,760  1,543  3,374  3,015
Gain on sale of loans 1,675  2,519  3,198  4,567
Gain on sale of investment securities 26  26  68  531
Increase in the cash surrender value of  bank owned life insurance 356  372  700  739
Other income 1,735  2,563  3,516  4,241
Total noninterest income 5,552  7,023  10,856  13,093
Noninterest Expense       
Salaries and employee benefits 17,812  16,869  34,670  33,546
Premises and equipment expenses 3,873  3,920  7,802  7,767
Marketing and advertising 1,291  1,247  2,228  2,141
Data processing 2,404  1,997  4,721  4,038
Legal, accounting and professional fees 2,179  1,297  5,152  2,299
FDIC insurance 951  590  1,626  1,134
Other expenses 3,779  4,081  7,211  8,308
Total noninterest expense 32,289  30,001  63,410  59,233
Income Before Income Tax Expense 49,823  45,154  97,817  87,489
Income Tax Expense 12,528  17,382  24,807  32,700
Net Income $37,295 $27,772 $73,010 $54,789
        
Earnings Per Common Share       
Basic$1.09 $0.81 $2.13 $1.61
Diluted$1.08 $0.81 $2.12 $1.60


Eagle Bancorp, Inc.
Consolidated Average Balances, Interest Yields And Rates (Unaudited)
(dollars in thousands)
        
 Three Months Ended June 30,
  2018   2017 
 Average BalanceInterestAverage
Yield/Rate
 Average BalanceInterestAverage
Yield/Rate
ASSETS       
Interest earning assets:       
Interest bearing deposits with other banks and other short-term investments$302,991$1,2741.69% $267,123$6100.92%
Loans held for sale (1) 25,621 2914.54%  38,165 3884.07%
Loans (1) (2)  6,569,931 90,6335.53%  5,895,174 75,5085.14%
Investment securities available for sale (2) 643,409 4,0582.53%  520,951 2,8272.18%
Federal funds sold 16,186 400.99%  6,642 110.66%
Total interest earning assets 7,558,138 96,2965.11%  6,728,055 79,3444.73%
        
Total noninterest earning assets 297,601    292,119  
Less: allowance for credit losses 66,175    60,180  
Total noninterest earning assets 231,426    231,939  
TOTAL ASSETS$7,789,564   $6,959,994  
        
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY       
Interest bearing liabilities:       
Interest bearing transaction$444,842$8150.73% $360,574$3370.37%
Savings and money market 2,647,910 8,5461.29%  2,679,337 4,0970.61%
Time deposits 1,123,330 4,6871.67%  781,864 1,9691.01%
Total interest bearing deposits 4,216,082 14,0481.34%  3,821,775 6,4030.67%
Customer repurchase agreements 38,438 620.65%  69,093 400.23%
Other short-term borrowings 230,223 9971.71%  89,355 2240.99%
Long-term borrowings 217,068 2,9795.43%  216,676 2,9795.44%
Total interest bearing liabilities 4,701,811 18,0861.54%  4,196,899 9,6460.92%
        
Noninterest bearing liabilities:       
Noninterest bearing demand 2,053,044    1,838,344  
Other liabilities 32,618    34,253  
Total noninterest bearing liabilities 2,085,662    1,872,597  
        
Shareholders’ Equity 1,002,091    890,498  
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY$7,789,564   $6,959,994  
        
Net interest income $78,210   $69,698 
Net interest spread  3.57%   3.81%
Net interest margin  4.15%   4.16%
Cost of funds  0.96%   0.57%
        
(1) Loans placed on nonaccrual status are included in average balances. Net loan fees and late charges included in interest income on loans totaled $5.2 million and $4.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018 and 2017, 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,
  2018   2017 
 Average BalanceInterestAverage
Yield/Rate
 Average BalanceInterestAverage
Yield/Rate
ASSETS       
Interest earning assets:       
Interest bearing deposits with other banks and other short-term investments$292,772$2,2551.55% $269,613$1,0930.82%
Loans held for sale (1) 25,293 5654.47%  33,796 6703.96%
Loans (1) (2)  6,502,207 174,7895.42%  5,800,742 147,6975.15%
Investment securities available for sale (1) 628,818 7,6502.45%  523,566 5,6602.19%
Federal funds sold 17,258 861.00%  6,023 180.60%
Total interest earning assets 7,466,348 185,3455.01%  6,633,740 155,1384.73%
        
Total noninterest earning assets 293,488    292,603  
Less: allowance for credit losses 65,781    59,746  
Total noninterest earning assets 227,707    232,857  
TOTAL ASSETS$7,694,055   $6,866,597  
        
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY       
Interest bearing liabilities:       
Interest bearing transaction$409,066$1,2790.63% $345,986$5750.34%
Savings and money market 2,708,480 14,2101.06%  2,684,900 7,9610.60%
Time deposits 1,006,356 7,6881.54%  759,942 3,6970.98%
Total interest bearing deposits 4,123,902 23,1771.13%  3,790,828 12,2330.65%
Customer repurchase agreements 53,158 1120.42%  69,359 780.23%
Other short-term borrowings 234,267 2,1081.79%  60,808 2770.91%
Long-term borrowings 217,019 5,9585.46%  216,624 5,9585.47%
Total interest bearing liabilities 4,628,346 31,3551.37%  4,137,619 18,5460.91%
        
Noninterest bearing liabilities:       
Noninterest bearing demand 2,042,738    1,816,724  
Other liabilities 38,535    37,031  
Total noninterest bearing liabilities 2,081,273    1,853,755  
        
Shareholders’ equity 984,436    875,223  
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY$7,694,055   $6,866,597  
        
Net interest income $153,990   $136,592 
Net interest spread  3.64%   3.82%
Net interest margin  4.16%   4.16%
Cost of funds  0.85%   0.57%
        
(1) Loans placed on nonaccrual status are included in average balances. Net loan fees and late charges included in interest income on loans totaled $9.9 million and $8.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018 and 2017, 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: 2018   2018   2017   2017   2017   2017   2016   2016   
Total interest income$96,296  $89,049  $86,526  $82,370  $79,344  $75,794  $75,795  $72,431   
Total interest expense 18,086   13,269   11,167   10,434   9,646   8,900   8,771   7,703   
Net interest income 78,210   75,780   75,359   71,936   69,698   66,894   67,024   64,728   
Provision for credit losses 1,650   1,969   4,087   1,921   1,566   1,397   2,112   2,288   
Net interest income after provision for credit losses 76,560   73,811   71,272   70,015   68,132   65,497   64,912   62,440   
Noninterest income (before investment gains) 5,526   5,262   9,496   6,773   6,997   5,565   6,943   6,404   
Gain on sale of investment securities 26   42   -   11   26   505   71   1   
Total noninterest income 5,552   5,304   9,496   6,784   7,023   6,070   7,014   6,405   
Salaries and employee benefits 17,812   16,858   16,678   16,905   16,869   16,677   17,853   17,130   
Premises and equipment 3,873   3,929   4,019   3,846   3,920   3,847   3,699   3,786   
Marketing and advertising 1,291   937   1,222   732   1,247   894   944   857   
Other expenses 9,313   9,397   7,884   8,033   7,965   7,814   7,284   7,065   
Total noninterest expense 32,289   31,121   29,803   29,516   30,001   29,232   29,780   28,838   
Income before income tax expense 49,823   47,994   50,965   47,283   45,154   42,335   42,146   40,007   
Income tax expense 12,528   12,279   35,396   17,409   17,382   15,318   16,429   15,484   
Net income 37,295   35,715   15,569   29,874   27,772   27,017   25,717   24,523   
                  
                  
Per Share Data:                 
Earnings per weighted average common share, basic$1.09  $1.04  $0.46  $0.87  $0.81  $0.79  $0.76  $0.73   
Earnings per weighted average common share, diluted$1.08  $1.04  $0.45  $0.87  $0.81  $0.79  $0.75  $0.72   
Weighted average common shares outstanding, basic 34,305,693   34,260,882   34,179,793   34,173,893   34,128,598   34,069,528   33,650,963   33,590,183   
Weighted average common shares outstanding, diluted 34,448,354   34,406,310   34,334,873   34,338,442   34,324,120   34,284,316   34,233,940   34,187,171   
Actual shares outstanding at period end 34,305,071   34,303,056   34,185,163   34,174,009   34,169,924   34,110,056   34,023,850   33,590,880   
Book value per common share at period end$29.82  $28.72  $27.80  $27.33  $26.42  $25.59  $24.77  $24.28   
Tangible book value per common share at period end (1)$26.71  $25.60  $24.67  $24.19  $23.28  $22.45  $21.61  $21.08   
                  
Performance Ratios (annualized):                 
Return on average assets 1.92%   1.91%   0.82%   1.66%   1.60%   1.62%   1.46%   1.50%   
Return on average common equity 14.93%   14.99%   6.49%   12.86%   12.51%   12.74%   12.26%   12.04%   
Return on average tangible common equity 16.71%   16.86%   7.31%   14.55%   14.22%   14.56%   14.07%   13.89%   
Net interest margin 4.15%   4.17%   4.13%   4.14%   4.16%   4.14%   3.95%   4.11%   
Efficiency ratio (2) 38.55%   38.38%   35.12%   37.49%   39.10%   40.06%   40.22%   40.54%   
                  
Other Ratios:                 
Allowance for credit losses to total loans (3) 1.00%   1.00%   1.01%   1.03%   1.02%   1.03%   1.04%   1.04%   
Allowance for credit losses to total nonperforming loans 612.42%   491.56%   489.20%   379.11%   356.00%   416.91%   330.49%   255.29%   
Nonperforming loans to total loans (3) 0.16%   0.20%   0.21%   0.27%   0.29%   0.25%   0.31%   0.41%   
Nonperforming assets to total assets 0.16%   0.19%   0.20%   0.24%   0.26%   0.22%   0.30%   0.41%   
Net charge-offs (annualized) to average loans (3) 0.05%   0.06%   0.15%   0.00%   0.02%   0.04%   -0.01%  0.14%   
Tier 1 capital (to average assets) 11.97%   11.76%   11.45%   11.78%   11.61%   11.51%   10.72%   11.12%   
Total capital (to risk weighted assets) 15.59%   15.32%   15.02%   15.30%   15.13%   14.97%   14.89%   15.05%   
Common equity tier 1 capital (to risk weighted assets) 11.89%   11.57%   11.23%   11.40%   11.18%   10.97%   10.80%   10.83%   
Tangible common equity ratio (1) 11.79%   11.57%   11.44%   11.35%   11.15%   10.97%   10.84%   10.64%   
                  
Average Balances (in thousands):                 
Total assets$7,789,564  $7,597,485  $7,487,624  $7,128,769  $6,959,994  $6,772,164  $6,984,492  $6,492,274   
Total earning assets$7,558,138  $7,373,535  $7,242,994  $6,897,613  $6,728,055  $6,538,377  $6,754,935  $6,266,311   
Total loans$6,569,931  $6,433,730  $6,207,505  $5,946,411  $5,895,174  $5,705,261  $5,591,790  $5,422,677   
Total deposits$6,269,126  $6,063,017  $6,101,727  $5,827,953  $5,660,119  $5,554,402  $5,796,516  $5,353,834   
Total borrowings$485,729  $523,369  $382,687  $344,959  $375,124  $318,143  $312,842  $300,083   
Total shareholders’ equity$1,002,091  $966,585  $951,727  $921,493  $890,498  $859,779  $834,823  $809,973   
                  
(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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