American River Bankshares Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results
Sacramento, CA, October 18, 2018 – American River Bankshares (NASDAQ-GS: AMRB) today reported net income of $1.2 million, or $0.20 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2018 compared to $1.1 million, or $0.17 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2017. For the nine months ended September 30, 2018, net income was $3.8 million or $0.64 per diluted share, compared to $3.6 million or $0.55 per diluted share for the nine months ended September 30, 2017.
“We are pleased to see positive results of our plan coming to fruition,” said David E. Ritchie, Jr., President and CEO of American River Bankshares. “This is our second consecutive quarter where we have experienced strong loan commitment totals. Following the $30 million in new loan commitments reported during the second quarter of 2018, we recorded an additional $40 million in loan commitments during the most recent quarter.” Ritchie continued, “These commitments resulted in an increase in loans outstanding by nearly $20 million during the quarter. It is also worth noting that we experienced an increase in the net interest margin from 3.36% to 3.44% when compared to last quarter.” Read More
About American River Bankshares American River Bankshares [NASDAQ-GS: AMRB] is the parent company of American River Bank, a regional bank serving Northern California since 1983. We give business owners more REACH by offering financial expertise and exceptional service to complement a full suite of banking products and services. Our honest approach, commitment to community and focus on profitability is intended to lead our clients to greater success. For more information, call (800) 544-0545 or visit AmericanRiverBank.com.
Forward-Looking Statement Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the results in these forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include, among other matters, changes in interest rates, economic conditions, governmental regulation and legislation, credit quality, and competition affecting the Company’s businesses generally; the risk of natural disasters and future catastrophic events including terrorist related incidents; and other factors discussed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, and in subsequent reports filed on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K. The Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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