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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

  FORM 8-K  

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 2, 2019

 

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SELECT BANCORP, INC.

 
  (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)  

 

North Carolina 000-50400 20-0218264

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

             700 W. Cumberland Street, Dunn, North Carolina 28334
                 (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (910) 892-7080    

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of class Trading Symbol Name of exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share SLCT The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On August 2, 2019, Select Bancorp, Inc. issued a press release announcing financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2019. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.

 

Pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Current Report on Form 8-K, the information contained in, or incorporated into, Item 2.02, including the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference to such filing.

 

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

  (d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press release dated August 2, 2019, regarding financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2019.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  SELECT BANCORP, INC.
     
     
Date: August 5, 2019 By: /s/ Mark A. Jeffries
    Mark A. Jeffries
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

FOR RELEASE:

August 2, 2019

 

Mark A. Jeffries

Executive Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

Office: 910-892-7080 and Direct: 910-897-3603

[email protected]

SelectBank.com

 

SELECT BANCORP REPORTS

SECOND QUARTER 2019 EARNINGS

 

DUNN, NC . . . Select Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company” NASDAQ: SLCT), the holding company for Select Bank & Trust Company, today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 of $3.4 million with basic and diluted earnings per share of $0.18, compared to net income of $3.1 million and basic and diluted earnings per share of $0.22 for the comparative quarter ended June 30, 2018.

 

Total assets, deposits, and gross loans for the Company as of June 30, 2019 were $1.3 billion, $1.0 billion, and $997.1 million, respectively, compared to total assets of $1.2 billion, total deposits of $993.5 million, and gross loans of $992.9 million as of the same date in 2018.

 

William L. Hedgepeth II, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “The Company has seen steady growth and achievements over the first half of 2019. With the opening of our full-service branch in Virginia Beach, Virginia, we continue to expand our footprint into major markets. We also are actively searching for a second branch location in the Charlotte area. The growth of our non-interest earning divisions continues to be a focus. In fact, our SBA group has been transitioning to an in-house servicing model which enables a more streamlined process. We believe this will result in a better customer experience and expect it to positively impact SBA-related income in future periods. Volume production from our mortgage department has increased this year, and we are expecting this trend to carry on in future quarters.” Mr. Hedgepeth added, “Realizing efficiencies is always at the forefront of our mission, and, as such, it was announced in June that we entered into an agreement to sell our Six Mile, South Carolina office to Pickens Savings and Loan. Then in July, we announced a consolidating closure of our Washington, North Carolina branch into our nearby Greenville branch, continuing our pursuit for efficiencies at the branch level and company-wide. We have seen an increase in non-performing loans but expect the associated losses to be minimal related to this increase in the coming months.”

 

The results for the three months ended June 30, 2019, included $83,000 in after-tax integration-related expenses incurred in connection with the addition of the Virginia Beach branch. For the three months ended June 30, 2019, return on average assets was 1.10% and return on average equity was 6.41%, compared to 1.08% and 6.32%, respectively, for the three months ended March 31, 2019. Non-performing loans were $16.6 million at June 30, 2019 and $11.6 million at December 31, 2018, respectively. Non-performing loans equaled 1.66% of total loans at June 30, 2019, increasing from 1.18% of total loans at December 31, 2018. Other real estate owned equaled $1.5 million at June 30, 2019, compared to $1.1 million at December 31, 2018. For the second quarter of 2019, net charge-offs were $0, or 0.00% of average loans, compared to net charge offs of $271,000, or 0.11% of average loans for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. At June 30, 2019, the allowance for loan losses was $8.3 million, or 0.83% of total loans, as compared to $8.7 million, or 0.88% of total loans, at December 31, 2018.

 

Net interest margin was 4.06% for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, as compared to 4.09% for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Hedgepeth further commented, “In the second quarter we repurchased $725,000 of our stock and expect this to continue in the future, when and as conditions allow under our stock repurchase plan. We are pleased that the Company’s historical financial performance and well-capitalized status enable us to return value to our shareholders through the repurchase plan. We are focused on creating shareholder value over the long term, and our Board of Directors and management team believe that the Company's share repurchases are an effective part of the Company’s overall capital management strategies.”

 

“We are eager to continue our growth in the communities we serve,” Hedgepeth noted. “With our geographic footprint expanded and a strong desire to grow, the team is very enthusiastic to continue to realize that growth through a relentless focus on process improvement and serving our customers the best way we know, with common sense.”

 

Select Bank & Trust has 20 branch offices in these North Carolina communities: Dunn, Burlington, Charlotte, Clinton, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Holly Springs (Raleigh area), Leland, Lillington, Lumberton, Morehead City, Raleigh, Washington and Wilmington, North Carolina; in the following South Carolina communities: Blacksburg, Rock Hill and Six Mile; and in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 

About Select Bancorp, Inc.

 

Select Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Dunn, North Carolina. The Company primarily conducts operations through its wholly owned subsidiary, Select Bank & Trust Company, a North Carolina-chartered commercial bank that provides a full suite of banking services through its offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The Company’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SLCT”.

 

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

 

Certain financial measures we use to evaluate our performance and discuss in this release and the accompanying tables are identified as being “non-GAAP financial measures.” In accordance with the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, we classify a financial measure as being a non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) financial measure if that financial measure excludes or includes amounts, or is subject to adjustments that have the effect of excluding or including amounts, that are included or excluded, as the case may be, in the most directly comparable measure calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP as in effect from time to time in the United States in our statements of operations, balance sheet or statements of cash flows. Non-GAAP financial measures do not include operating and other statistical measures or ratios or statistical measures calculated using exclusively either financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP, operating measures or other measures that are not non-GAAP financial measures or both.

 

The non-GAAP financial measures that we discuss in this release should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the most directly comparable or other financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP. Moreover, the manner in which we calculate the non-GAAP financial measures that we discuss in this release may differ from that of other companies reporting measures with similar names. You should understand how such other banking organizations calculate their financial measures similar, or with names similar, to the non-GAAP financial measures we have discussed in this release when comparing such non-GAAP financial measures.

 

Tangible book value per share is a non-GAAP measure generally used by financial analysts and investment bankers to evaluate financial institutions. We calculate: (a) tangible common equity as shareholders’ equity less goodwill and core deposit intangibles; and (b) tangible book value per share as tangible common equity (as described in clause (a)) divided by shares of common stock outstanding. For tangible book value per share, the most directly comparable financial measure calculated in accordance with GAAP is our book value per share. A reconciliation of tangible book value per share to book value per share is included following the “Selected Financial Information and Other Data” table below.

 

 

 

 

We believe that this measure is important to many investors in the marketplace who are interested in changes from period to period in book value per share exclusive of changes in intangible assets. Goodwill and other intangible assets have the effect of increasing total book value while not increasing our tangible book value.

 

Important Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

 

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, (i) statements regarding certain of our goals and expectations with respect to earnings, revenue, and expenses and the growth rate in such items, as well as other measures of economic performance, including statements relating to anticipated market share growth, and (ii) statements preceded by, followed by or that include the words “may,” “could,” “should,” “would,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “projects,” “outlook” or similar expressions. The actual results might differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements for various reasons, including, but not limited to: our ability to manage growth; substantial changes in financial markets; our ability to obtain the synergies and expense efficiencies anticipated from our acquisition activity and branch divestures and consolidations; regulatory changes; changes in interest rates; loss of deposits and loan demand to other savings and financial institutions; adverse economic conditions that impact our borrowers’ ability to pay their debts when due; and changes in real estate values and the real estate market. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to materially differ from those in the forward-looking statements is contained in the Company’s SEC filings, including its periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, copies of which are available upon request from the Company. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements publicly or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

 

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Select Bancorp, Inc.

Selected Financial Information and Other Data

($ in thousands, except share and per share data)

 

    At or for the three months ended (unaudited)     At or for the twelve months ended  
    June 30,
2019
    March 31,
2019
    December 31,
2018
    September 30,
2018
    June 30,
2018
    December 31,
2018
    December 31,
2017
    December 31,
2016
 
Summary of Operations:                                                
Total interest income   $ 14,572     $ 14,050     $ 14,544     $ 14,382     $ 14,187     $ 56,835     $ 39,617     $ 34,709  
Total interest expense     2,875       2,593       2,644       2,530       2,258       9,450       5,106       3,733  
Net interest income     11,697       11,457       11,900       11,852       11,929       47,385       34,511       30,976  
Provision for loan losses     (207 )     112       (395 )     (459 )     557       (156 )     1,367       1,516  
Net interest income after provision     11,904       11,345       12,295       12,311       11,372       47,541       33,144       29,460  
Noninterest income     1,328       1,197       1,244       1,066       1,226       4,701       3,072       3,222  
Merger/acquisition related expenses     107       -       -       -       -       1,826       2,166       -  
Noninterest expense     8,704       8,304       7,864       7,800       8,602       32,724       25,153       22,281  
Income before income taxes     4,421       4,238       5,675       5,577       3,996       17,692       8,897       10,401  
Provision for income taxes     973       931       1,221       1,256       886       3,910       5,712       3,647  
Net Income     3,448       3,307       4,454       4,321       3,110       13,782       3,185       6,654  
Dividends on Preferred Stock     -       -       -       -       -       -       -       4  
Net income available to common shareholders   $ 3,448     $ 3,307     $ 4,454     $ 4,321     $ 3,110     $ 13,782     $ 3,185     $ 6,750  
Share and Per Share Data:                                                                
Earnings per share - basic   $ 0.18     $ 0.17     $ 0.23     $ 0.27     $ 0.22     $ 0.87     $ 0.27     $ 0.58  
Earnings per share - diluted   $ 0.18     $ 0.17     $ 0.23     $ 0.27     $ 0.22     $ 0.87     $ 0.27     $ 0.58  
Book value per share   $ 11.26     $ 11.04     $ 10.85     $ 10.61     $ 10.03     $ 10.85     $ 9.72     $ 8.95  
Tangible book value per share(1)   $ 9.88     $ 9.68     $ 9.47     $ 9.21     $ 8.10     $ 9.47     $ 7.72     $ 8.29  
Ending shares outstanding     19,261,989       19,326,485       19,311,505       19,296,121       14,024,887       19,311,505       14,009,137       11,645,413  
Weighted average shares outstanding:                                                                
Basic     19,318,358       19,315,686       19,302,263       15,858,455       14,019,273       15,812,585       11,763,050       11,610,705  
Diluted     19,359,492       19,365,354       19,360,050       15,916,734       14,086,671       15,877,633       11,826,977       11,655,111  
Selected Performance Ratios:                                                                
Return on average assets(2)     1.10 %     1.08 %     1.39 %     1.40 %     1.02 %     1.12 %     0.35 %     0.81 %
Return on average equity(2)     6.41 %     6.32 %     8.52 %     10.53 %     8.92 %     8.51 %     2.93 %     6.61 %
Net interest margin     4.06 %     4.09 %     4.03 %     4.20 %     4.41 %     4.19 %     4.09 %     4.06 %
Efficiency ratio (3)     66.83 %     65.62 %     59.83 %     60.38 %     65.39 %     62.83 %     66.93 %     65.15 %
Period End Balance Sheet Data:                                                                
Gross loans   $ 997,062     $ 991,801     $ 986,040     $ 992,805     $ 992,885     $ 986,040     $ 982,626     $ 677,195  
Total interest-earning assets     1,148,417       1,103,691       1,119,344       1,078,871       1,107,695       1,119,344       1,063,322       770,288  
Goodwill     24,579       24,579       24,579       24,579       24,579       24,579       24,904       6,931  
Core deposit intangible     2,011       1,866       2,085       2,318       2,564       2,085       3,101       810  
Total assets     1,316,797       1,242,077       1,258,525       1,252,156       1,216,731       1,258,525       1,194,135       846,640  
Deposits     1,030,250       950,966       980,427       974,161       993,484       980,427       995,044       679,661  
Short-term debt     -       7,000       7,000       11,002       21,071       7,000       28,279       37,090  
Long-term debt     57,372       57,372       57,372       57,372       57,372       57,372       19,372       23,039  
Shareholders' equity     216,845       213,451       209,611       204,705       140,702       209,611       136,115       104,273  
Selected Average Balances:                                                                
Gross Loans   $ 982,876     $ 985,059     $ 990,504     $ 988,479     $ 990,036     $ 987,634     $ 732,089     $ 639,412  
Total interest-earning assets     1,160,387       1,086,958       1,141,604       1,073,285       1,087,683       1,119,344       813,773       744,024  
Core Deposit Intangible     1,741       1,951       2,171       2,411       2,661       2,547       640       1,020  
Total Assets     1,261,972       1,238,847       1,267,479       1,228,259       1,219,225       1,228,576       898,943       829,315  
Deposits     970,011       949,771       987,180       986,174       1,004,571       989,838       738,310       665,764  
Short-term debt     6,824       7,000       10,348       17,542       21,289       21,393       34,523       32,111  
Long-term debt     57,372       57,372       57,372       57,372       37,520       49,357       14,239       25,739  
Shareholders' equity     215,722       212,130       207,331       162,799       139,810       161,953       108,709       102,110  
Asset Quality Ratios:                                                                
Nonperforming loans (4)   $ 16,582     $ 11,583     $ 11,635     $ 11,162     $ 10,118     $ 11,635     $ 6,978     $ 9,430  
Other real estate owned     1,468       1,046       1,088       1,020       1,497       1,088       1,258       599  
Allowance for loan losses     8,303       8,510       8,669       9,089       9,528       8,669       8,835       8,411  
Nonperforming loans (4) to period-end loans     1.66 %     1.17 %     1.18 %     1.12 %     1.02 %     1.18 %     0.71 %     1.02 %
Allowance for loan losses to period-end loans     0.83 %     0.86 %     0.88 %     0.92 %     0.96 %     0.88 %     0.90 %     1.24 %
Delinquency ratio (5)     0.37 %     0.73 %     0.51 %     0.53 %     0.51 %     0.51 %     0.63 %     0.44 %
Net loan charge-offs (recoveries) to average loans (2)     0.00 %     0.11 %     0.01 %     (0.01 )%     (0.01 )%     0.00 %     0.13 %     0.02 %

 

(1)Tangible book value per share (a non-GAAP measure) is equal to total shareholders’ equity less goodwill and core deposit intangibles, divided by the number of outstanding shares of our common stock at the end of the relevant period. Please refer to the table below for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP measure.

 

(2)Annualized.

 

(3)Efficiency ratio is calculated as non-interest expenses divided by the sum of net interest income and non-interest income.

 

(4)Nonperforming loans consist of non-accrual loans and restructured loans.

 

(5)Delinquency Ratio includes loans 30–89 days past due and excludes non-accrual loans.

 

 

 

                                   

Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Measures

($ in thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)

 

   June 30,
2019
   March 31,
2019
   December 31,
2018
   September 30,
2018
   June 30,
2018
   December 31,
2018
   December 31,
2017
   December 31,
2016
 
Tangible common equity                                        
Total shareholders’ equity  $216,845   $213,451   $209,611   $204,705   $140,702   $209,611   $136,115   $104,273 
Adjustments:                                        
Goodwill   24,579    24,579    24,579    24,579    24,579    24,579    24,904    6,931 
Core deposit intangibles   2,011    1,866    2,085    2,318    2,564    2,085    3,101    810 
Tangible common equity  $190,255   $187,006   $182,947   $177,808   $113,559   $182,947   $108,110   $96,532 
Common shares outstanding(1)   19,261,989    19,326,485    19,311,505    19,296,121    14,024,887    19,311,505    14,009,137    11,645,413 
Book value per common share(2)  $11.26   $11.04   $10.85   $10.61   $10.03   $10.85   $9.72   $8.95 
Tangible book value per common share(3)  $9.88   $9.68   $9.47   $9.21   $8.10   $9.47   $7.72   $8.29 

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(1)Excludes the dilutive effect of common stock issuable upon exercise of outstanding stock options. The number of exercisable options outstanding was 41,134 as of June 30, 2019; 49,668 as of March 31, 2019; 57,787 as of December 31, 2018; 58,279 as of September 30, 2018; 67,398 as of June 30, 2018 and 63,927 as of December 31, 2017.

 

(2)We calculate book value per common share as shareholders’ equity less preferred stock at the end of the relevant period divided by the outstanding number of shares of our common stock at the end of the relevant period.

 

(3)We calculate tangible book value per common share as total shareholders’ equity less goodwill, preferred stock and core deposit intangibles, divided by the number of outstanding shares of our common stock at the end of the relevant period.

  

 

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