This quarterly report, as well as other publicly available documents, including those incorporated herein by reference, may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may include, but are not limited to, statements regarding projections, forecasts, goals and plans of Premier and its management, future movements of interests, loan or deposit production levels, future credit quality ratios, future strength in the market area, and growth projections. These statements do not describe historical or current facts and may be identified by words such as "intend," "intent," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "target," "plan," "anticipate," or similar words or phrases, or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "would," "should," "could," "might," "may," "can," or similar verbs. There can be no assurances that the forward-looking statements included in this quarterly report will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties in the forward-looking statements, the inclusion of such information should not be regarded as a representation by Premier or any other persons, that our objectives and plans will be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve numerous risks and uncertainties, any one or more of which could affect Premier's business and financial results in future periods and could cause actual results to differ materially from plans and projections. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: impacts from the novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic on the economy, financial markets, our customers, and our business and results of operation; changes in interest rates; disruptions in the mortgage market; risks and uncertainties inherent in general and local banking, insurance and mortgage conditions; political uncertainty; uncertainty in
U.S.fiscal or monetary policy; uncertainty concerning or disruptions relating to tensions surrounding the current socioeconomic landscape; competitive factors specific to markets in which Premier and its subsidiaries operate; future interest rate levels; legislative or regulatory rulemaking or actions; capital market conditions; security breaches or unauthorized disclosure of confidential customer or Company information; interruptions in the effective operation of information and transaction processing systems of Premier or Premier's vendors and service providers; failures or delays in integrating or adopting new technology; the impact of the cessation of LIBOR interest rates and implementation of a replacement rate; and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in our Securities and Exchange Commission("SEC") filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, (the "2021 Form 10-K"). Any one or more of these factors have affected or could in the future affect Premier's business and financial results in future periods and could cause actual results to differ materially from plans and projections.
All forward-looking statements made in this quarterly report are based on
information presently available to the management of Premier and speak only as
of the date on which they are made. We assume no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
In addition to results presented in accordance with GAAP, this report includes non-GAAP financial measures. The Company believes these non-GAAP financial measures provide additional information that is useful to investors in helping to understand the underlying performance and trends of the Company. The Company monitors the non-GAAP financial measures and the Company's management believes they are helpful to investors because they provide an additional tool to use in evaluating the Company's financial and business trends and operating results. In addition, the Company's management uses these non-GAAP measures to compare the 42
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Company’s performance to that of prior periods for trend analysis and for
budgeting and planning purposes. Fully taxable-equivalent (“FTE”) is an
adjustment to net interest income to reflect tax-exempt income on an equivalent
Non-GAAP financial measures have inherent limitations, which are not required to be uniformly applied and are not audited. Readers should be aware of these limitations and should be cautious with respect to the use of such measures. To mitigate these limitations, the Company has practices in place to ensure that these measures are calculated using the appropriate GAAP or regulatory components in their entirety and to ensure that our performance is properly reflected to facilitate consistent period-to-period comparisons. The Company's method of calculating these non-GAAP measures may differ from methods used by other companies. Although the Company believes the non-GAAP financial measures disclosed in this report enhance investors' understanding of our business and performance, these non-GAAP measures should not be considered in isolation, or as a substitute for those financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP.
The following tables present a reconciliation of non-GAAP measures to their
respective GAAP measures for the three and six months ended
Reconciliations of Net Interest Income on an FTE basis, Net Interest Margin and Efficiency Ratio Three Months Ended Six Months Ended June 30, June 30, 2022 2021 2022 2021 (In Thousands) Net interest income (GAAP)
$ 59,096 $ 56,619 $ 116,990 $ 113,131Add: FTE adjustment 225 270 453 507
Net interest income on a FTE basis (1)
Non-interest income-less securities gains/losses (2)
$ 15,526 $ 16,88433,032 $ 41,033Non-interest expense (3) 39,089 38,375 80,384 77,178 Average interest-earning assets net of average unrealized gains/losses on securities (4) 7,051,661 6,806,275 6,904,082 6,709,348 Ratios: Net interest margin (1) / (4) 3.36 % 3.34 % 3.40 % 3.39 % Efficiency ratio (3) / (1) + (2) 52.23 % 52.02 % 53.42 % 49.90 % Critical Accounting Policies Premier has established various accounting policies that govern the application of GAAP in the preparation of its consolidated financial statements. The significant accounting policies of Premier are described in the notes to the consolidated financial statements. Certain accounting policies involve significant judgments and assumptions by management, which have a material impact on the carrying value of certain assets and liabilities and management considers such accounting policies to be critical accounting policies. The judgments and assumptions used by management are based on historical experience and other factors, which are believed to be reasonable under the circumstances. Because of the nature of the judgments and assumptions made by management, actual results could differ from these judgments and estimates, which could have a material impact on the carrying value of assets and liabilities and the results of operations of Premier.
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Premier is a financial holding company that conducts business through its
wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Bank,
The Bank is an
Ohiostate-chartered bank headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio. It conducts operations through 74 banking center offices, 12 loan offices and serves clients through a team of wealth professionals. These operations are located in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvaniaand West Virginia. The Bank provides a broad range of financial services including checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, real estate mortgage loans, commercial loans, consumer loans, home equity loans and trust and wealth management services through its extensive branch network. First Insuranceis a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. First Insuranceis an insurance agency that conducts business throughout the Company's markets. First Insuranceoffers property and casualty insurance, life insurance and group health insurance. PFC Risk Management is a wholly-owned insurance company subsidiary of the Company that insures the Company and its subsidiaries against certain risks unique to the operations of the Company and for which insurance may not be currently available or economically feasible, in today's insurance marketplace. PFC Risk Management pools resources with several other similar insurance company subsidiaries of financial institutions to help minimize the risk allocable to each participating insurer. PFC Capitalwas formed as an Ohiolimited liability company in 2016 for the purpose of providing mezzanine funding for customers of Home Savings. Mezzanine loans are offered by PFC Capitalto customers in the Company's market area and are expected to be repaid from the cash flow from operations of the business. Regulation - The Company is subject to regulation, examination and oversight by the Federal Reserve Board("Federal Reserve") and the SEC. The Bank is subject to regulation, examination and oversight by the FDICand the Division of Financial Institutionsof the Ohio Department of Commerce("ODFI"). In addition, the Bank is subject to regulations of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau("CFPB"), which was established by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") and has broad powers to adopt and enforce consumer protection regulations. The Company and the Bank must file periodic reports with the Federal Reserve, and examinations are conducted periodically by the Federal Reserve, the FDICand the ODFI to determine whether the Company and the Bank are in compliance with various regulatory requirements and are operating in a safe and sound manner. The Company is also subject to various Ohiolaws which restrict takeover bids, tender offers and control-share acquisitions involving public companies which have significant ties to Ohio.
Changes in Financial Condition
June 30, 2022, the Company's total assets amounted to $8.0 billioncompared to $7.5 billionat December 31, 2021. The increase is primarily attributable to growth in net loans of $594.0 millionfrom $5.2 billionat December 31, 2021to $5.8 billionat June 30, 2022. The increase was due to increases in all loan categories. Residential loans increased as the Company sold fewer loans due to higher yields on holding loans than selling loans. Loans held for sale decreased from $162.9 millionat December 31, 2021, to $145.1 millionat June 30, 2022as a result of sales activity. The increases in loans was funded by advances from the FHLB and deposit growth. Deposits increased $234.3 millionfrom $6.3 billionat December 31, 2021, to $6.5 billionas of June 30, 2022. Non-interest bearing deposits grew $61.7 millionsince December 31, 2021to $1.8 billionduring the six months ended June 30, 2022, while interest-bearing deposits grew $172.6 millionto $4.7 billionduring the same period. Stockholders' equity decreased $122.3 millionfrom $1.0 billionat December 31, 2021, to $901.1 millionat June 30, 2022. The decrease in stockholders' equity was primarily due to a decrease in accumulated other 44
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comprehensive income ("AOCI") and stock buybacks. The decrease in AOCI is primarily related to an after-tax
$100.7 millionnegative valuation adjustment on the available-for-sale securities portfolio. The Company also completed the repurchase of 884,036 common shares for $26.9 millionduring the first half of the year. At June 30, 2022, 1,200,130 common shares remained available for repurchase under the Company's existing repurchase program.
Average Balances, Net Interest Income and Yields Earned and Rates Paid
The following table presents for the periods indicated the total dollar amount of interest from average interest-earning assets and the resultant yields, as well as the interest expense on average interest-bearing liabilities, expressed both in thousands of dollars and rates, and the net interest margin. The table reports interest income from tax-exempt loans and investment on a fully tax-equivalent basis. All average balances are based upon daily balances (dollars in thousands). Three Months Ended June 30, 2022 2021 Average Yield/ Average Yield/ Balance Interest (1) Rate (2) Balance Interest (1) Rate (2) Interest-earning assets: Loans receivable
$ 5,667,853 $ 56,5733.99 % $ 5,495,782 $ 55,7864.06 % Securities 1,288,073 6,416 1.99 1,193,363 5,250 1.76 Interest bearing deposits 76,401 120 0.63 106,025 42 0.16 FHLB stock 19,334 174 3.60 11,105 56 2.02 Total interest-earning assets 7,051,661 63,283 3.59 6,806,275 61,134 3.59 Non-interest-earning assets 690,889 743,256 Total assets $ 7,742,550 $ 7,549,531Interest-bearing liabilities: Deposits $ 4,614,223 $ 2,6710.23 % $ 4,640,196 $ 3,5590.31 % FHLB advances and other 234,945 527 0.90 30,165 12 0.16 Subordinated debentures 85,020 763 3.59 84,893 674 3.18 Notes payable 428 1 0.93 - - - Total interest-bearing liabilities 4,934,616 3,962 0.32 4,755,254 4,245 0.36 Non-interest bearing deposits 1,771,634 - - 1,699,477 - - Total including non-interest bearing demand deposits 6,706,250 3,962 0.24 6,454,731 4,245 0.26 Other non-interest-bearing liabilities 114,453 88,043 Total liabilities 6,820,703 6,542,774 Stockholders' equity 921,847 1,006,757 Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 7,742,550 $ 7,549,531Net interest income; interest rate spread $ 59,3213.27 % $ 56,8893.23 % Net interest margin (3) 3.36 % 3.34 % Average interest-earning assets to average interest-bearing liabilities 143 % 143 %
Interest on certain tax-exempt loans and securities is not taxable for federal income tax purposes. In order to compare the tax-exempt yields on these assets to taxable yields, the interest earned on these assets is adjusted to a pre-tax equivalent amount based on the marginal corporate federal income tax rate of 21%. 45
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Net interest margin is net interest income divided by average interest-earning
assets. See Non-GAAP Financial Measure discussion for further details.
Six Months Ended June 30, 2022 2021 Average Yield/ Average Yield/ Balance Interest (1) Rate (2) Balance Interest (1) Rate (2) Interest-earning assets: Loans receivable
$ 5,526,127 $ 111,8214.05 % $ 5,562,379 $ 113,3664.08 % Securities 1,269,301 12,116 1.91 1,009,695 9,153 1.81 Interest bearing deposits 92,987 233 0.50 125,732 108 0.17 FHLB stock 15,667 166 2.12 11,542 115 1.99 Total interest-earning assets 6,904,082 124,336 3.60 6,709,348 122,742 3.66 Non-interest-earning assets 722,806 735,443 Total assets $ 7,626,888 $ 7,444,791Interest-bearing liabilities: Deposits $ 4,607,549 $ 4,8930.21 % $ 4,593,493 $ 7,7230.34 % FHLB advances 126,215 540 0.86 15,166 12 0.16 Subordinated debentures 85,004 1,459 3.43 84,881 1,369 3.23 Notes payable 215 1 0.93 - - - Total interest-bearing liabilities 4,818,983 6,893 0.29 4,693,540 9,104 0.39 Non-interest bearing deposits 1,742,686 - - 1,671,901 - - Total including non-interest bearing demand deposits 6,561,669 6,893 0.21 6,365,441 9,104 0.29 Other non-interest-bearing liabilities 103,346 89,550 Total liabilities 6,665,015 6,454,991 Stockholders' equity 961,873 989,800 Total liabilities and stock-holders' equity $ 7,626,888 $ 7,444,791Net interest income; interest rate spread $ 117,4433.31 % $ 113,6383.27 % Net interest margin (3) 3.40 % 3.39 % Average interest-earning assets to average interest-bearing liabilities 143 % 143 %
Interest on certain tax-exempt loans and securities is not taxable for federal income tax purposes. In order to compare the tax-exempt yields on these assets to taxable yields, the interest earned on these assets is adjusted to a pre-tax equivalent amount based on the marginal corporate federal income tax rate of 21%. (2) Annualized (3)
Net interest margin is net interest income divided by average interest-earning
assets. See Non-GAAP Financial Measure discussion for further details.
Results of Operations
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For the three months ended
June 30, 2022, the Company reported net income of $22.4 millioncompared to net income of $31.4 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2021. On a per share basis, basic and diluted earnings per common share were $0.63for the three months ended June 30, 2022and basic and diluted income per common share were $0.84for the three months ended June 30, 2021. The changes from 2021 to 2022 are primarily due to fluctuations in provision for credit losses, mortgage banking income and security gains/losses, which are described in further detail below. 46
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The Company’s net interest income is determined by its interest rate spread
(i.e. the difference between the yields on its interest-earning assets and the
rates paid on its interest-bearing liabilities) and the relative amounts of
interest-earning assets and interest-bearing liabilities.
Net interest income was
$59.1 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2022, up from $56.6 millionfor the same period in 2021. Average earning assets for the quarter ended June 30, 2022were $7.1 billioncompared to $6.8 billionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2021. The tax-equivalent net interest margin was 3.36% for the quarter ended June 30, 2022, an increase from 3.34% for the same period in 2021. The slight increase in margin between the 2022 and 2021 quarters was due to a decrease in the cost of funds. The yield on interest-earning assets was 3.59% for the quarters ended June 30, 2022and 2021. The cost of interest-bearing liabilities between the two periods declined 4 basis points to 0.32% in the second quarter of 2022 from 0.36% in the second quarter of 2021. Interest income increased $2.2 millionto $63.1 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2022, from $60.9 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2021. This increase is due to an increase in interest on loans and securities. Income from loans increased to $56.6 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2022, compared to $55.8 millionfor the same period in 2021 due to an increase in average loan balances to $5.7 billionfor the three months ended June 30, 2022from $5.5 billionfor the second quarter of 2021. Interest income from investments increased $1.2 millionin the second quarter of 2022 to $6.2 millioncompared to $5.0 millionin the same period in 2021 primarily due to an increase in average security balances of $94.7 million. The yield increased 23 basis points to 1.99% for the three months ended June 30, 2022, compared to 1.76% for the same period in 2021. Income from interest-earning deposits increased to $120,000in the second quarter of 2022 compared to $42,000for the same period in 2021. Average balances on interest-earning deposits decreased $29.6 millionto $76.4 millionin the second quarter of 2022 from $106.0 millionfor the same period in 2021. The yield earned on interest-earning deposits increased 47 basis points in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021. Interest expense decreased $283,000to $4.0 millionin the second quarter of 2022 compared to $4.2 millionfor the same period in 2021. This decrease was due to a decline in the cost of interest-bearing liabilities of 4 basis points. Interest expense related to interest-bearing deposits was $2.7 millionin the second quarter of 2022 compared to $3.6 millionfor the same period in 2021. Interest expense recognized by the Company related to FHLB advances was $527,000in the second quarter of 2022 compared to $12,000for the same period in 2021. Expenses on subordinated debentures and notes payable increased to $763,000in the second quarter of 2022 compared to $674,000for the same period in 2021 due to increased rates on the variable-rate junior subordinated debentures.
Allowance for Credit Losses
The ACL represents management's assessment of the estimated credit losses the Company will receive over the life of the loan. ACL requires a projection of credit losses over the contract lifetime of the credit adjusted for prepayment tendencies. Management analyzes the adequacy of the ACL regularly through reviews of the loan portfolio. Consideration is given to economic conditions, changes in interest rates and the effect of such changes on collateral values and borrower's ability to pay, changes in the composition of the loan portfolio and trends in past due and non-performing loan balances. The ACL is a material estimate that is susceptible to significant fluctuation and is established through a provision for credit losses based on management's evaluation of the inherent risk in the loan portfolio. In addition to extensive in-house loan monitoring procedures, the Company utilizes an outside party to conduct an independent loan review of commercial loan and commercial real estate loan relationships. The Company's goal is to have 45-50% of the portfolio reviewed annually using a risk based approach. Management utilizes the results of this outside loan review to assess the effectiveness of its internal loan grading system as well as to assist in the assessment of the overall adequacy of the ACL associated with these types of loans. 47
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The ACL is made up of two basic components. The first component of the allowance for credit loss is the specific reserve in which the Company sets aside reserves based on the analysis of individual analyzed credits. In establishing specific reserves, the Company analyzes all substandard, doubtful and loss graded loans quarterly and makes judgments about the risk of loss based on the cash flow of the borrower, the value of any collateral and the financial strength of any guarantors. If the loan is individually analyzed and cash flow dependent, then a specific reserve is established for the discount on the net present value of expected future cash flows. If the loan is individually analyzed and collateral dependent, then any shortfall is either charged off or a specific reserve is established. The Company also considers the impacts of any
Small Business Administrationor Farm Service Agencyguarantees. The specific reserve portion of the ACL was $1.8 millionas of June 30, 2022, and $7.1 millionas of December 31, 2021. The second component is a general reserve, which is used to record loan loss reserves for groups of homogenous loans in which the Company estimates the potential losses over the contractual lifetime of the loan adjusted for prepayment tendencies. In addition, the future economic environment is incorporated in projection with loss expectations to revert to the long-run historical mean after such time as management can no longer make or obtain a reasonable and supportable forecast. For purposes of the general reserve analysis, the six loan portfolio segments are further segregated into fifteen different loan pools to allocate the ACL. Residential real estate is further segregated into owner occupied and nonowner occupied for ACL. Commercial real estate is split into owner occupied, nonowner occupied, multifamily, agriculture land and other commercial real estate. Commercial credits are comprised of commercial working capital, agriculture production and other commercial credits. Construction is broken out into construction other and residential construction and consumer is broken out into consumer direct, consumer indirect and home equity. The Company utilizes three different methodologies to analyze loan pools. The DCF methodology was selected as the appropriate method for loan segments with longer average lives and regular payment structures. This method is applied to a majority of the Company's real estate loans. DCF generates cash flow projections at the instrument level where payment expectations are adjusted for prepayment and curtailment to produce an expected cash flow stream that is net of estimated credit losses. This expected cash flow stream net of estimated credit losses is compared to the net present value of expected cash flows to establish a valuation account for these loans. The PD/LGD methodology was selected as most appropriate for loan segments with average lives of three years or less and/or irregular payment structures. This methodology was used for home equity and commercial portfolios. A loan is considered to default if one of the following is detected:
Becomes 90 days or more past due;
• Is placed on nonaccrual; • Is marked as a TDR; or •
Is partially or wholly charged-off.
The default rate is measured on the current life of the loan segment using a weighted average of the maximum possible quarters that fall within the defined unemployment rate range. PD/LGD is determined on a dollar-ratio basis, measuring the ratio of net charged off principal to defaulted principal. The consumer portfolio contains loans with many different payment structures, payment streams and collateral. The remaining life method was deemed most appropriate for consumer direct loans and DCF for consumer indirect. The weighted average remaining life uses an annual charge-off rate over several vintages to estimate credit losses. The average annual charge-off rate is applied to the contractual term adjusted for prepayments. The DCF method was selected for consumer indirect due to the loan segments' longer average remaining life in addition to regular payment structure. 48
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Additionally, CECL requires a reasonable and supportable forecast when establishing the ACL. The Company estimates losses over an approximate one-year forecast period using Moody's baseline economic forecasts, and then reverts to longer term historical loss experience over a three-year period. The quantitative general allowance increased to
$18.8 millionat June 30, 2022, up from $12.3 millionat December 31, 2021. As a part of the CECL model in certain calculations, especially discounted cash flows, projected loan losses are correlated to the levels of the unemployment rate over the life of the loans in addition to the fluctuation of loan balances. The increase in the quantitative general allowance during 2022 is attributed to loan growth. In addition to the quantitative analysis, a qualitative analysis is performed each quarter to provide additional general reserves on loan portfolios that are not individually analyzed for various factors. The overall qualitative factors are based on nine sub-factors. The nine sub-factors have been aggregated into three qualitative factors: economic, environment and risk.
Changes in international, national and local economic business conditions and
developments, including the condition of various market segments.
Changes in the value of underlying collateral for collateral dependent loans.
Changes in the nature and volume in the loan portfolio.
The existence and effect of any concentrations of credit and changes in the
level of such concentrations.
Changes in lending policies and procedures, including underwriting standards and
collection, charge-off and recovery practices.
Changes in the quality and breadth of the loan review process.
Changes in the experience, ability and depth of lending management and staff.
Changes in the trends of the volume and severity of delinquent and classified
loans, and changes in the volume of non-accrual loans, TDRs, and other loan
Changes in other external factors, such as regulatory, legal and technological
The qualitative analysis indicated a general reserve of
$46.5 millionat June 30, 2022, compared to $47.1 millionat December 31, 2021. Overall, the factors decreased slightly in the second quarter as a result of favorable trends in the environmental and risk factors listed above and were partially offset by an increase in the economic factors.
The Company’s general reserve percentages for main loan segments, not otherwise
classified, ranged from 0.64% for consumer indirect loans to 1.41% for home
equity/ home improvement loans at
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subsequent adjustments to the ACL are recorded on the income statement. The
outstanding balance and related allowance on these loans as of
As a result of the quantitative and qualitative analyses, along with the change in specific reserves and the change in net charge-offs in the quarter, the Company's provision for credit losses for the three and six months ended
June 30, 2022was an expense of $5.2 millionand $5.8 millionrespectively. This is compared to a recovery of $3.6 millionand $11.1 million, respectively, for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021. The ACL was $67.1 millionat June 30, 2022, and $66.5 millionat December 31, 2021. The ACL represented 1.14% of loans, net of undisbursed loan funds and deferred fees and costs at June 30, 2022, compared to 1.26% at December 31, 2021. In management's opinion, the overall ACL of $67.1 millionas of June 30, 2022, is adequate to cover current estimated credit losses. Management also assesses the value of OREO as of the end of each accounting period and recognizes write-downs to the value of that real estate in the income statement if conditions dictate. In the six months ended June 30, 2022, total write-downs of real estate held for sale was $9,000. Management believes that the values recorded at June 30, 2022, for OREO and repossessed assets represent the realizable value of such assets. Total classified loans decreased to $48.8 millionat June 30, 2022, compared to $69.5 millionat December 31, 2021, a decrease of $20.7 million. Management monitors collateral values of all loans included on the watch list that are collateral dependent and believes that allowances for such loans at June 30, 2022, were appropriate. Of the $34.7 millionin non-accrual loans at June 30, 2022, $5.6 millionor 16.1% are less than 90 days past due. Non-performing assets include loans that are on non-accrual, OREO and other assets held for sale. Non-performing assets at June 30, 2022, and December 31, 2021, by category, were as follows: June 30, December 31, 2022 2021 (In Thousands) Non-performing loans: Residential real estate $ 6,237 $ 9,034Commercial real estate 14,316 14,621 Construction - - Commercial 5,199 11,531 Home equity and improvement 1,798 2,051 Consumer finance 1,818 1,873 PCD 5,367 8,904 Total non-performing loans 34,735 48,014 Real estate owned 462 171 Total repossessed assets 462 171 Total Nonperforming assets $ 35,197$
TDR loans, accruing
Total nonperforming assets as a percentage of total
Total nonperforming assets as a percentage of total
loans plus OREO*
0.60 % 0.91 % ACL as a percent of total nonperforming assets 190.57 %
* Total loans are net of undisbursed loan funds and deferred fees and costs.
PCD loans account for 13.4% of non-performing loans. Excluding non-performing PCD loans, non-performing loans in the commercial loan category represented 0.52% of the total loans in that category at
June 30, 2022, compared to 1.29% for the same category at December 31, 2021. Non-performing loans in the non-residential and multi-family residential real estate loan category were 0.54% of the total loans in this category at June 30, 2022, compared to 0.60% at December 31, 2021. Non-performing loans in the residential loan category 50
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represented 0.45% of the total loans in that category at
to 0.77% for the same category at
The Bank's Special Assets Committee meets monthly to review the status of work-out strategies for all criticized relationships, which include all non-accrual loans. Based on such factors as anticipated collateral values in liquidation scenarios, cash flow projections, assessment of net worth of guarantors and all other factors which may mitigate risk of loss, the Special Assets Committee makes recommendations regarding proposed charge-offs which are then approved by the Committee. The following tables detail net charge-offs/recoveries and non-accrual loans by loan type. For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2022 As of June 30, 2022 Net % of % of Charge-offs Total Net Nonaccrual Total Non- (Recovery) Charge-offs Loans Accrual Loans (In Thousands) (In Thousands) Residential $ 244 4.72 %
$ 6,23717.96 % Commercial real estate (369 ) (7.14 )% 14,316 41.21 % Construction 13 0.25 % - - Commercial 5,032 97.31 % 5,199 14.97 % Home equity and improvement 124 2.40 % 1,798 5.18 % Consumer finance 120 2.32 % 1,818 5.23 % PCD 7 0.14 % 5,367 15.45 % Total $ 5,171 100.00 % $ 34,735100.00 % For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2021 As of June 30, 2021 Net % of Total % of Total Charge-offs Net Nonaccrual Non-Accrual (Recovery) Charge-offs Loans Loans (In Thousands) (In Thousands) Residential $ (48 ) 11.09 % $ 8,337 20.19 % Commercial real estate (184 ) 42.49 % 11,706 28.35 % Construction - - - - Commercial (137 ) 31.64 % 2,253 5.46 % Home equity and improvement (191 ) 44.11 % 2,114 5.12 % Consumer finance 73 (16.86 )% 1,633 3.95 % PCD 54 (12.47 )% 15,253 36.93 % Total $ (433 ) 100.00 % $ 41,296 100.00 % 51
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Allowance at beginning of period
Provision (benefit) for credit losses
5,151 626 2,818 1,594 (3,631 ) Charge-offs: Residential 832 140 83 27 - Commercial real estate 137 7 3,087 84 - Construction 16 - - - - Commercial 5,303 10 6,513 372 - Home equity and improvement 216 20 13 47 - Consumer finance 136 102 249 85 106 PCD 63 10 2 3 605 Total charge-offs 6,703 289 9,947 618 711 Recoveries 1,431 390 380 874 955 Net charge-offs (recoveries) 5,272 (101 ) 9,567 (256 ) (244 ) Ending allowance
$ 67,074 $ 67,195 $ 66,468 $ 73,217 $ 71,367
The following table sets forth information concerning the allocation of the
Company’s ACL by loan categories at the dates indicated.
June 30, 2022 March 31, 2022 December 31, 2021 September 30, 2021 June 30, 2021 Percent of Percent of Percent of Percent of Percent of total total total total total loans by loans by loans by loans by loans by Amount category Amount category
Amount category Amount category Amount category
(Dollars In Thousands) Residential
$ 14,11321.0 % $ 11,64020.7 % $ 12,02920.2 % $ 13,74919.7 % $ 15,26819.6 % Commercial real estate 34,952 40.4 % 34,201 42.3 % 32,399 42.5 % 34,092 41.6 % 34,461 41.4 % Construction 2,999 16.7 % 2,613 15.0 % 3,004 15.0 % 3,621 15.4 % 2,739 14.3 % Commercial 9,762 15.1 % 13,821 15.4 % 13,410 15.5 % 15,428 16.6 % 12,211 18.1 % Home equity and improvement 4,003 4.1 % 3,919 4.4 % 4,221 4.6 % 4,688 4.6 % 4,988 4.5 % Consumer finance 1,245 2.7 % 1,001 2.2 % 1,405 2.2 % 1,639 2.2 % 1,700 2.0 % $ 67,074100.0 % $ 67,195100.0 % $ 66,468100.0 % $ 73,217100.0 % $ 71,367100.0 %
Key Asset Quality Ratio Trends
2nd Qtr 1st Qtr 4th Qtr
3rd Qtr 2nd Qtr
2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 Allowance for credit losses / loans* 1.14 % 1.25 % 1.26 % 1.39 % 1.33 % Allowance for credit losses / loans excluding PPP loans 1.14 % 1.25 % 1.27 % 1.43 % 1.41 % Allowance for credit losses / non-performing assets 190.57 % 141.31 % 137.94 % 121.77 % 172.63 % Allowance for credit losses / non-performing loans 193.10 % 142.07 % 138.43 % 122.30 % 172.82 % Non-performing assets / loans plus OREO* 0.60 % 0.88 % 0.91 % 1.14 % 0.77 % Non-performing assets / total assets 0.44 % 0.63 % 0.64 % 0.81 % 0.54 % Net charge-offs / average loans (annualized) 0.37 % (0.01 )% 0.71 % (0.02 )% (0.02 )%
* Total loans are net of undisbursed funds and deferred fees and costs.
Total non-interest income decreased
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Service Fees. Service fees and other charges increased by
$394,000from $6.3 millionfor the three months ended June 30, 2021, to $6.7 millionfor the same period in 2022. This increase is due primarily to higher ATM and interchange related fees in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same quarter in 2021. Mortgage Banking Activity. Mortgage banking income decreased to $1.9 millionin the second quarter of 2022 from $2.2 millionin the second quarter of 2021. Mortgage banking gains decreased to $1.2 millionin the second quarter of 2022 from $2.7 millionin the second quarter of 2021. This decrease was primarily due to compressed margins and lower saleable mix. Mortgage loan servicing revenue was $1.9 millionin the second quarter of both 2022 and 2021. Amortization of mortgage servicing rights decreased to $1.4 millionin the second quarter of 2022 from $2.0 millionin the second quarter of 2021. The Company benefited from a decrease in the valuation adjustment in mortgage servicing assets of $295,000in the second quarter of 2022 compared with a negative adjustment of $448,000in the second quarter of 2021. These fluctuations have primarily resulted from changes in the level of interest rates and prepayment speeds. Gain on Sale of Available-for-Sale Securities. The Company sold available-for-sale securities during the second quarter of 2021 resulting in a gain of $1.5 millioncompared to no activity for the same period in 2022. The Company sold the securities to exit from fast paying mortgage-backed securities and take advantage of favorable pricing. Gain (loss) on Equity Securities. The Company recognized an unrealized loss on equity securities of $1.2 millionfor the second quarter of 2022 compared to an unrealized loss of $808,000in the second quarter of 2021. These amounts are attributable to changes in valuations in the equity securities portfolio as a result of market conditions.
Insurance Commissions. Insurance commissions increased slightly from
Wealth Management Income. Income from wealth management was
$1.4 millionfor the second quarter of 2022 compared to $1.6 millionin the second quarter of 2021 due to the impact of stock market on market-based fees. Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI). Income from bank owned life insurance increased from $859,000in the second quarter of 2021 to $983,000for the same period in 2022 due to income being recognized for the entire year in 2022 from an additional investment in BOLI in the third quarter of 2021. Other Non-Interest Income. Other non-interest income declined to $171,000in the second quarter of 2022 from $1.7 millionin the same period in 2021 primarily due to a $1.3 millionnon-recurring settlement payment in the second quarter of 2021. Non-Interest Expense
Non-interest expense increased
quarter of 2022 compared to
increase is mainly attributable to compensation and benefits.
Compensation and Benefits. Compensation and benefits increased to
$22.3 millionin the second quarter of 2022, compared to $21.0 millionin the second quarter of 2021. This is primarily due to higher costs related to higher staffing levels for our growth initiatives. Occupancy. Occupancy expense decreased to $3.5 millionin the second quarter of 2022 compared to $3.8 millionin the second quarter of 2021. This decrease was due to the closure of three branches in 2021 and one in 2022. 53
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FDIC Insurance Premium. The premiums on
FDICinsurance increased to $802,000for the three months ended June 30, 2022compared to $522,000for the second quarter of 2021 primarily due to growth. Financial Institutions Tax. The Company's financial institutions tax decreased slightly to $1.1 millionin the second quarter of 2022 compared to $1.2 millionin the second quarter of 2021. Data Processing. Data processing costs were mostly flat at $3.4 millionin the second quarter of 2022, an increase of $108,000from $3.3 millionin the second quarter of 2021. Amortization of Intangibles. Expense from the amortization of intangibles decreased to $1.4 millionin the second quarter of 2022 from $1.6 millionin the second quarter of 2021. The decrease is primarily related to the amortization of core deposit intangibles over the past year.
Other Non-Interest Expenses. Other non-interest expenses was consistent at
Six Months Ended
On a consolidated basis, the Company's net income for the six months ended
June 30, 2022was $48.7 millioncompared to income of $72.4 millionfor the same period in 2021. On a per share basis, basic and diluted earnings per common share for the six months ended June 30, 2022were both $1.36, compared to basic and diluted earnings per common share of $1.94for the same period in 2021.
Net Interest Income
Net interest income was
$117.0 millionfor the first six months of 2022 compared to $113.1 millionin the first six months of 2021. Average interest-earning assets increased to $6.9 billionin the first six months of 2022 compared to $6.7 billionin the first six months of 2021. This increase was primarily due to organic loan growth and an increase in average securities.
For the six months ended
Net interest margin for the first six months of 2022 was 3.40%, up 1 basis points from the 3.39% margin reported for the six months ended
June 30, 2021. The increase in net interest margin was primarily due to lower cost of funds as a result of the fall in interest rates year over year.
Provision for Credit Losses
The provision for credit losses on loans and unfunded commitments was
$7.5 millionfor the six months ended June 30, 2022, compared to a recovery of $10.9 millionfor the six months ended June 30, 2021. Charge-offs for the first six months of 2022 were $7.0 millionand recoveries of previously charged off loans totaled $1.8 millionfor net charge-offs of $5.2 million. By comparison, $820,000of charge-offs were recorded in the same period of 2021 and $1.3 millionof recoveries were realized for net recoveries of $433,000. The current year provision expense is primarily due to loan growth, whereas the prior year recovery was primarily due to the improving economic environment following the COVID-19 pandemic-induced economic recession and reserve increase in 2020.
Total non-interest income decreased
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Service Fees. Service fees and other charges were
six months of 2022, an increase of
Mortgage Banking Activity. Total revenue from the sale and servicing of mortgage loans decreased
$6.5 millionto $6.2 millionfor the six months ended June 30, 2022, down from $12.7 millionfor the same period in 2021, which was primarily attributable to compressed margins and lower saleable mix. Mortgage banking gains decreased $4.6 millionto $3.7 millionfor the first six months of 2022 from $8.3 millionfor the same period in 2021. Mortgage loan servicing revenue decreased slightly to $3.7 millionin the first six months of 2022 from $3.8 millionfor the first six months of 2021. The amortization of mortgage servicing rights decreased from an expense of $4.3 millionfor the first six months of 2021 to an expense of $2.8 millionfor the first six months of 2022. The Company recorded a positive valuation adjustment of $1.5 millionin the first six months of 2022 compared to a positive adjustment of $4.9 millionin the first six months of 2021.
Insurance Commission Income. Income from the sale of insurance and investment
Wealth Management Income. Income in this category was
six months of 2022, compared to
Income from Bank Owned Life Insurance. Income from BOLI was
first six months of each of 2022, and 2021. In 2021, the Company received
Other Non-Interest Income. Other non-interest income for the first six months of 2022 was
$313,000, compared to $1.9 millionin the first six months of 2021. This change is primarily attributable to a $1.3 millionnon-recurring settlement payment in the second quarter of 2021.
Non-interest expense was
Compensation and Benefits. Compensation and benefits increased to
$47.9 millionfor the six months ended June 30, 2022, compared to $43.0 millionfor the same period in 2021 primarily due to costs related to higher staffing levels to meet the Company's growth initiatives. Occupancy. Occupancy expense decreased by $755,000to $7.2 millionfor the six months ended June 30, 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. This can be primarily attributed to the closure of three branches in 2021 and one branch in 2022.
Data Processing. Data processing costs were
of 2022, up from
Amortization of Intangibles. Intangible amortization decreased by
$379,000to $2.8 millionin the six months ended June 30, 2022, compared to $3.2 millionfor the same period in 2021. Other Non-Interest Expenses. Other non-interest expenses increased $17,000to $12.1 millionfor the first six months of 2022 from $12.0 millionfor the same period in 2021. Liquidity As a regulated financial institution, the Company is required to maintain appropriate levels of "liquid" assets to meet short-term funding requirements. The Company's liquidity, primarily represented by cash and cash equivalents, is a result of its operating, investing and financing activities. The principal source of funds for the Company are deposits, loan repayments, maturities of securities, borrowings from financial institutions and other funds provided by operations. The Bank also has the ability to 55
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borrow from the FHLB. While scheduled loan repayments and maturing investments are relatively predictable, deposit flows and early loan repayments are more influenced by interest rates, general economic conditions and competition. Investments in liquid assets maintained by the Company and the Bank are based upon management's assessment of (i) the need for funds, (ii) expected deposit flows, (iii) yields available on short-term liquid assets, and (iv) objectives of the asset and liability management program. The Bank's Asset/Liability Committee ("ALCO") is responsible for establishing and monitoring liquidity guidelines, policies and procedures. ALCO uses a variety of methods to monitor the liquidity position of the Bank including liquidity analyses that measure potential sources and uses of funds over future periods out to one year. ALCO also performs contingency funding analyses to determine the Bank's ability to meet potential liquidity needs under stress scenarios that cover varying time horizons ranging from immediate to longer term. At
June 30, 2022, the Bank had $1.6 billionof on-hand liquidity, defined as cash and cash equivalents, unencumbered securities and additional FHLB borrowing capacity. Liquidity risk arises from the possibility that the Company may not be able to meet its financial obligations and operating cash needs or may become overly reliant upon external funding sources. In order to manage this risk, the Company's Board of Directors has established a Liquidity Policy that identifies primary sources of liquidity, establishes procedures for monitoring and measuring liquidity and quantifies minimum liquidity requirements. This policy designates ALCO as the body responsible for meeting these objectives. ALCO reviews liquidity on a monthly basis and approves significant changes in strategies that affect balance sheet or cash flow positions.
Capital is managed at the Bank and on a consolidated basis. Capital levels are maintained based on regulatory capital requirements and the economic capital required to support credit, market, liquidity and operational risks inherent in the business, as well as flexibility needed for future growth and new business opportunities. In
July 2013, the Federal Reserveand FDICapproved the final rules implementing the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision'scapital guidelines for U.S.banks (commonly known as Basel III). The Company is in compliance with the Basel III guidelines. In the first quarter of 2020, the federal banking agencies approved the final rules implementing CECL. Under the final rules the Company had the ability to phase in the effects of the adoption of CECL, which it chose not to do. The full effect of the adoption of CECL was absorbed in the Company's March 31, 2020capital calculations. The Company met each of the well-capitalized ratio guidelines at June 30, 2022. The following table indicates the capital ratios for the Company (consolidated) and the Bank at June 30, 2022, and December 31, 2021(in thousands): 56
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CET1 Capital(to Risk-Weighted Assets) Consolidated $ 693,7239.78 % $ 319,2914.5 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 726,34210.28 % $ 318,0154.5 % $ 459,3556.5 % Tier 1 Capital Consolidated $ 728,7239.66 % $ 301,6254.0 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 726,3429.67 % $ 300,4584.0 % $ 375,5735.0 % Tier 1 Capital (to Risk Weighted Assets) Consolidated $ 728,72310.27 % $ 425,7226.0 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 726,34210.28 % $ 424,0206.0 % $ 565,3608.0 % Total Capital (to Risk Weighted Assets) Consolidated $ 851,37112.00 % $ 567,6298.0 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 798,99011.31 % $ 565,3608.0 % $ 706,70010.0 % (1)
Excludes capital conservation buffer of 2.50%
December 31, 2021 Minimum Required to be Well Minimum Required Capitalized for for Adequately Prompt Corrective Actual Capitalized Action Amount Ratio Amount Ratio(1) Amount Ratio
CET1 Capital(to Risk-Weighted Assets) Consolidated $ 689,93010.92 % $ 284,3944.5 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 725,60011.53 % $ 283,2654.5 % $ 409,1606.5 % Tier 1 Capital Consolidated $ 724,93010.10 % $ 287,1384.0 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 725,60010.16 % $ 285,6644.0 % $ 357,0805.0 % Tier 1 Capital (to Risk Weighted Assets) Consolidated $ 724,93011.47 % $ 379,1926.0 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 725,60011.53 % $ 377,6866.0 % $ 503,5828.0 % Total Capital (to Risk Weighted Assets) Consolidated $ 844,38913.36 % $ 505,5898.0 % N/A N/A Premier Bank $ 795,05912.63 % $ 503,5828.0 % $ 629,47710.0 % (1)
Excludes capital conservation buffer of 2.50%.
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