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Bank of South Carolina Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings

Donnerstag, 13.10.2016 18:25 von

PR Newswire

CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of South Carolina Corporation, (Nasdaq: BKSC) announced earnings of $1,426,338 or $.29 per basic share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2016  an  increase of 18.97% from earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 of $1,198,919 or $.24 per basic share. Returns on average assets and average equity for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 were 1.29% and 12.73%, respectively, compared with 2015 returns on average assets and average equity of 1.31% and 12.75%, respectively. Earnings for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 increased $276,867 or 7.57% to $3,934,183 compared to $3,657,316 for the nine months ended September 30, 2015.

Fleetwood S. Hassell, President of the Bank of South Carolina, stated, "With strong lending efforts, excellent control of expenses, and greater contributions from our mortgage department, we have posted solid results for the third quarter of this year. We have experienced remarkable deposit growth throughout the year and have maintained respectable margins during an extraordinarily low and prolonged interest rate environment. We are pleased with the performance of the bank to date."

The Bank of South Carolina, a De Novo Charter, which opened in 1987 at 256 Meeting Street, has offices in Summerville, Mt. Pleasant, and the West Ashley community.  Our website is www.banksc.com.  Bank of South Carolina Corporation currently trades its common stock on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol "BKSC". 

 

Bank of South Carolina
Corporation (BKSC)
Report of Earnings







September 30,

September 30,


2016

2015




Shares Outstanding    



BKSC Common Stock           

4,948,719

4,915,610







Book Value Per Share                 

$               8.50

$               7.93




Total Assets                    

$  409,566,425

$  384,559,093




3 Months
Ending






Net Income

$      1,426,338

$      1,198,919




Basic Earnings Per Share

$.29

$.24




Diluted Earnings Per Share

$.28

$.24




Weighted Average Shares 
Outstanding Basic

4,931,185

4,915,610




Weighted Average Shares 
Outstanding Diluted

5,054,723

5,061,685




9 Months
Ending






Net Income

$      3,934,183

$      3,657,316




Basic Earnings Per Share

$.80

$.74




Diluted Earnings Per Share

$.78

$.72




Weighted Average Shares
Outstanding Basic

4,929,977

4,911,142




Weighted Average Shares
Outstanding Diluted

5,058,837

5,062,695

                         

 

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SOURCE Bank of South Carolina Corporation