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Horizon Bancorp, Inc. Announces 2019 First Quarter Earnings

 
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MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) – Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (“Horizon” or the “Company”) today announced its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019. All share data has been adjusted to reflect Horizon’s three-for-two stock split effective June 15, 2018.
 

SUMMARY:
•On March 26, 2019, Horizon announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Salin Bancshares, Inc. (“Salin”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Salin Bank and Trust Company (“Salin Bank”), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 2019 first quarter results include merger related expense of approximately $3.4 million, after tax.
•Net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 decreased 15.5% to $10.8 million, or $0.28 diluted earnings per share, compared to $12.8 million, or $0.33 diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.
•Core net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 increased 16.5% to $13.0 million, or $0.34 diluted earnings per share, compared to $11.2 million, or $0.29 diluted earnings per share, for the same period in 2018. This represents the highest quarter-to-date core net income and core diluted earnings per share in the Company’s history. (See the “Non-GAAP Reconciliation of Net Income and Diluted Earnings per Share” table on page 3 for a description of the elements of core net income)
•Return on average assets was 1.02% for the first quarter of 2019 compared to 1.32% for the first quarter of 2018.
•Core return on average assets for the first quarter of 2019 was 1.23% compared to 1.15% for the first quarter of 2018. (See the “Non-GAAP Reconciliation of Return on Average Assets and Return on Average Common Equity” table on page 8 for the description of core return on average assets)
•Total loans, excluding acquired loans, increased by an annualized rate of 5.0%, or $36.8 million, during the first quarter of 2019.
•Net interest margin was 3.62% for the three months ended March 31, 2019 compared to 3.60% for the three months ended December 31, 2018 and 3.81% for the three months ended March 31, 2018.
•Core net interest margin (defined as net interest margin excluding acquisition-related purchase accounting adjustments) was 3.46% for the three months ended March 31, 2019 compared to 3.43% for the three months ended December 31, 2018 and 3.55% for the three months ended March 31, 2018.
•Horizon’s tangible book value per share increased to $9.60 at March 31, 2019 compared to $9.43 and $8.57 at December 31, 2018 and March 31, 2018, respectively. This represents the highest tangible book value per share in the Company’s history.
•Horizon to close three full-service branches on April 19, 2019 and one loan production office on April 26, 2019.
•Horizon to consolidate five Salin full-service branches on April 26, 2019 in coordination with the core data conversion.


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