Lake Havasu City, AZ- October 30, 2019-Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink: HRRB), the holding company for Horizon Community Bank, announced growth in quarterly net income of 40.1% for the period of January 1, through September 30, 2019, over the same period, prior year. Net income through September 30, 2019 totaled $2,088,780, an improvement of $597,890 over the period through September 30, 2018. Total annual loan growth was over 15.70% as of September 30, 2019 compared to the balance of loans on September 30, 2018. The loan growth was steady in all of the bank’s branches and loan production offices. Deposit growth was also strong during the past 12 months with an annual deposit growth over 21.59% as of September 30, 2019, compared to the balance of deposits at September 30, 2018.
“Our growth in loans and assets over the last 12 months resulted in improvements in Interest Income on Loans, Total Interest Income, and Net Interest Income. For the quarter ending 09/30/19 compared to the quarter ending 09/30/18, Interest Income on Loans increased 23.43%, Total Interest Income increased 25.33% and Net Interest Income increased 15.94%,” stated Horizon Bancorp’s President & CEO Jerry Ernst. Net income at 09/30/19 totaled $2,088,780 compared to net income at 09/30/18 at $1,490,890. Earnings per share were at $.51 at 09/30/19 compared to earnings per share at $.36 at 09/30/19. The earnings per share through 09/30/19 increased 40.1% over the same period, prior year.
Its September 2019 highlights include:
• 25.4 percent twelve month noninterest deposit growth
• 19.5 percent twelve month total asset growth
• 15.7 percent twelve month loan growth
• 21.6 percent twelve month deposit growth
About the Company Holding company Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (OTC: HRRB) has $345 million in assets and is headquartered in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It owns as its sole subsidiary Horizon Community Bank, a locally owned and operated bank with branches in Fort Mohave, Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Mesa, Parker and Quartzsite, Arizona, plus loan offices in Goodyear and Phoenix, Arizona. It has 86 employees and provides high-touch, customized commercial financial services to those in the healthcare, transportation, real estate and technology industries, as well as general commercial and consumer services. FDIC insured. Learn more at http://www.horizoncommunitybank.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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