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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
______________________________ 
FORM 10-Q
______________________________ 
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 or 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2019
Commission File Number: 001-35385
______________________________ 
STERLING BANCORP
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
______________________________ 
Delaware
 
80-0091851
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
 
(IRS Employer ID No.)
Incorporation or Organization)
 
 
400 Rella Boulevard,
 
 
Montebello,
New York
 
10901
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
 
(Zip Code)
(845) 369-8040
(Registrant’s Telephone Number including area code)
______________________________
Title of each class
 
Trading Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
 
STL
 
New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing 1/40 interest in a share of 6.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A
 
STLPRA
 
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding twelve months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes      No  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files). Yes      No  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large accelerated filer                 Accelerated filer             
Non-accelerated filer                 Smaller reporting company     
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.    
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).
Yes      No  
Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the issuer’s classes of common stock, as of the latest practicable date.
Classes of Common Stock
  
Shares outstanding as of October 31, 2019
$0.01 per share
  
202,046,172



STERLING BANCORP AND SUBSIDIARIES
FORM 10-Q TABLE OF CONTENTS
QUARTERLY PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
 
 
PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION - UNAUDITED
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
Item 3.
 
 
 
Item 4.
 
 
 
 
PART II. OTHER INFORMATION
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
Item 1A.
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
Item 3.
 
 
 
Item 4.
 
 
 
Item 5.
 
 
 
Item 6.
 
 
 
 


Table of Contents
Part I - FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Item 1. Financial Statements
STERLING BANCORP AND SUBSIDIARIES
Consolidated Balance Sheets (Unaudited)
(Dollars in thousands, except share and per share data)



 
September 30,
 
December 31,
 
2019
 
2018
ASSETS:
 
 
 
Cash and due from banks
$
545,603

 
$
438,110

Securities:
 
 
 
Available for sale, at fair value
3,061,419

 
3,870,563

Held to maturity, at amortized cost (fair value of $2,061,887 and $2,740,522 at September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively)
1,985,592

 
2,796,617

Total securities
5,047,011

 
6,667,180

Loans held for sale
4,627

 
1,565,979

Portfolio loans
20,830,163

 
19,218,530

Allowance for loan losses
(104,735
)
 
(95,677
)
Portfolio loans, net
20,725,428

 
19,122,853

Federal Home Loan Bank (“FHLB”) and Federal Reserve Bank (“FRB”) stock, at cost
276,929

 
369,690

Accrued interest receivable
104,881

 
107,111

Premises and equipment, net
238,723

 
264,194

Goodwill
1,657,814

 
1,613,033

Other intangible assets, net
115,149

 
129,545

Bank owned life insurance (“BOLI”)
609,720

 
653,995

Other real estate owned
13,006

 
19,377

Other assets
738,774

 
432,240

Total assets
$
30,077,665

 
$
31,383,307

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
 
 
 
LIABILITIES:
 
 

Deposits
$
21,579,324

 
$
21,214,148

FHLB borrowings
2,800,907

 
4,838,772

Repurchase agreements
26,544

 
21,338

Senior Notes
173,652

 
181,130

Subordinated Notes
173,121

 
172,943

Mortgage escrow funds
84,595

 
72,891

Other liabilities
718,555

 
453,232

Total liabilities
25,556,698

 
26,954,454

Commitments and Contingent liabilities (See Note 17. “Commitments and Contingencies”)


 


STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY:
 
 
 
Preferred stock (par value $0.01 per share; 10,000,000 shares authorized; 135,000 shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018)
137,799

 
138,423

Common stock (par value $0.01 per share; 310,000,000 shares authorized at September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018; 229,872,925 shares issued at September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018; 202,392,884 and 216,227,852 shares outstanding at September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively)
2,299

 
2,299

Additional paid-in capital
3,762,046

 
3,776,461

Treasury stock, at cost (27,480,041 shares at September 30, 2019 and 13,645,073 shares at December 31, 2018)
(501,814
)
 
(213,935
)
Retained earnings
1,075,503

 
791,550

Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax expense (benefit) of $17,239 at September 30, 2019 and $(25,429) at December 31, 2018
45,134

 
(65,945
)
Total stockholders’ equity
4,520,967

 
4,428,853

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
$
30,077,665

 
$
31,383,307

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

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