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NBT Bancorp Inc. Announces Reported Net Income of $27.6 Million and Core Net Income of $19.1 Million for the Second Quarter of 2014; Declares Cash Dividend


NORWICH, N.Y., July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBT) (Nasdaq:NBTB) reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $27.6 million, up from $18.0 million for the previous quarter, and up from $16.9 million for the same period last year. Reported net income included an $11.2 million net gain (after taxes and related incentive compensation) on the sale of our ownership interest in Springstone LLC ("Springstone"), partially offset by $2.9 million in prepayment penalties, net of tax, related to our long-term debt restructure strategy. Reported earnings per diluted share for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $0.62 as compared to $0.41 for the previous quarter and $0.38 for the same period in 2013.

Core net income for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $19.1 million, up 3.5% from $18.4 million for the previous quarter and up 6.9% from $17.8 million for the same period in 2013. Core diluted earnings per share for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $0.43, up from $0.42 for the previous quarter and up from $0.40 for the same period in 2013.

Reported net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $45.6 million, up from $24.6 million for the same period last year, which included the aforementioned net Springstone gain and long-term prepayment penalties in 2014 and approximately $12.0 million in merger-related expenses in 2013. Reported earnings per diluted share for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $1.03 as compared to $0.61 for the same period in 2013.

Core net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $37.5 million, up 16.8% from $32.1 million for the same period in 2013. Core diluted earnings per share for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $0.85, up from $0.79 for the same period in 2013.

The second quarter and first half reported results for 2014 and 2013 both contained items which the Company considers non-core, such as gain on the sale of the Springstone equity investment, long-term debt restructure prepayment penalties, merger expenses, securities gains, and other items not considered core to our operations.

Second Quarter 2014 Highlights:

"We are pleased to report that our core net income for the second quarter of 2014 reached a near-record level and is second only to our core net income for the third quarter of 2013," said NBT President and CEO Martin Dietrich. "Our dedicated and customer-focused team continues to promote strong organic loan growth and excellent asset quality. We continuously strive to manage our company and our balance sheet strategically for the long-term value of our shareholders as demonstrated by the sale of our ownership interest in Springstone Financial, LLC and leveraging that transaction to restructure our long-term borrowings."

Net interest income was $62.6 million for the second quarter of 2014, up 1.7% from the previous quarter, and up 1.5% from the same period last year. Fully taxable equivalent ("FTE") net interest margin was 3.60% for the three months ended June 30, 2014, down from 3.63% from the prior quarter, and down from 3.69% for the second quarter of 2013. Average interest earning assets were up $90.9 million, or 1.3%, for the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the prior quarter, driven primarily by organic loan production. Slight rate compression on earning assets continued to negatively impact net interest margin in the second quarter of 2014 as evidenced by decreasing loan yields from 4.50% for the first quarter of 2014 to 4.42% for the second quarter of 2014. Average interest bearing liabilities increased $37.1 million, or 0.7%, from the first quarter of 2014 to the second quarter of 2014. The rates paid on interest bearing liabilities decreased by 7 basis points from the first quarter of 2014 to the second quarter of 2014. This decrease was primarily driven by a decrease of 4 basis points in rates paid on deposits as well as a 34 basis point decrease in the rate paid on long-term debt resulting from the aforementioned debt restructuring in the second quarter of 2014.     

Net interest income was $124.1 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, up 9.0% from the same period in 2013. FTE net interest margin was 3.62% for the six months ended June 30, 2014, down from 3.68% from the six months ended June 30, 2013. Average interest earning assets were up $683.5 million, or 10.8%, for the six months ended June 30, 2014 as compared to the same period in 2013. This increase was driven primarily by the acquisition of Alliance Financial Corporation ("Alliance") in March 2013 as well as organic loan production during the past several quarters. The yield on earning assets for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was down 22 basis points from the same period in 2013, driven primarily by the decrease in loan yields from 4.81% for the first six months of 2013 to 4.46% for the first six months of 2014. Average interest bearing liabilities increased $396.4 million, or 8.3%, for the first six months of 2014 as compared to the same period in 2013. This increase was due primarily to an increase in deposits resulting from organic deposit growth as well as the aforementioned acquisition of Alliance. The rates paid on interest bearing liabilities for the first half of 2014 decreased by 19 basis points from the first six months of 2013. This decrease was primarily driven by a decrease of 12 basis points in rates paid on deposits as well as a 51 basis point decrease in the rate paid on long-term debt due primarily to maturity of long-term debt in the prior year, as well as the aforementioned debt restructuring in the second quarter of 2014.

Noninterest income for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $46.0 million, up $19.8 million from the previous quarter, and up $20.5 million from the same period in 2013. The increase from the prior quarter and 2013 was primarily driven by a $19.4 million gain from the previously disclosed sale of our ownership interest in Springstone. Excluding this gain, noninterest income for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $26.6 million, up $0.3 million, or 1.3%, from the previous quarter, and up $1.1 million, or 4.3%, from the same period in 2013.      

Noninterest income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $72.3 million, up $21.5 million, or 42.4%, from the same period in 2013. The increase from 2013 was primarily driven by the aforementioned $19.4 million gain recorded in the second quarter of 2014. Excluding this gain, noninterest income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $52.9 million, up $2.1 million, or 4.2%, from the same period in 2013. This increase from 2013 was due primarily to increases in trust and ATM and debit card fees, due in large part to the full impact from Alliance in 2014. These increases were partially offset by decreases in service charges on deposit accounts and net securities gains for the first six months of 2014 as compared with the same period in 2013. The decrease in service charges on deposit accounts from the prior year was due primarily to lower nonsufficient funds fees recorded during the first six months of 2014.  

Noninterest expense for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $62.7 million, up $5.2 million from the previous quarter, and up $6.3 million from the same period in 2013. This increase from the prior quarter and 2013 was due primarily to $4.6 million of prepayment penalties from the aforementioned strategic long-term debt restructuring in the second quarter of 2014. Excluding these prepayment penalties, noninterest expense for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $58.2 million, up $0.7 million, or 1.2% from the previous quarter, and up $1.7 million, or 3.1%, from the same period in 2013. This increase from the prior year was due primarily to a $2.0 million increase in salaries and employee benefits driven by an increase in incentive compensation related to the Springstone transaction.   

Noninterest expense for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $120.3 million, up $3.1 million from the same period in 2013. Excluding the aforementioned $4.6 million prepayment penalties in 2014 and the merger related expenses totaling $12.0 million in the first six months of 2013, noninterest expense for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $115.7 million, up $10.5 million, or 10.0% from the same period in 2013. This increase from the six months ended June 30, 2013 was due primarily to 2014 including the full six months of Alliance expenses including occupancy, salaries and employee benefits, data processing, professional fees, and equipment. In addition, the increase in salaries and benefits included incremental incentive compensation related to the Springstone transaction, partially offset by lower retirement plan expenses due mainly to plan asset performance and a previous plan amendment.

The effective tax rate was 33.7% for the second quarter of 2014, 32.5% for the first quarter of 2014, and 30.5% for the second quarter of 2013. The effective tax rate was 33.2% for the six months ended June 30, 2014, as compared to 30.5% for the first six months of 2013. The increases in the effective tax rate for the three and six month periods ending June 30, 2014 were primarily due to a higher level of taxable income as a percentage of total income as compared to the same periods in 2013.

Asset Quality

Net charge-offs were $4.1 million for the second quarter of 2014, up from $3.6 million for the first quarter of 2014, and up slightly from $4.0 million for the second quarter of 2013. Net charge-offs to average loans for the second quarter of 2014 was 0.30%, compared to 0.27% for the first quarter of 2014 and 0.30% for the same period in 2013. NBT recorded a provision for loan losses of $4.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2014, compared with $3.6 million for the previous quarter, and $6.4 million for the same period in 2013.   

Nonperforming loans to total loans was 0.96% at June 30, 2014, down from 0.99% at March 31, 2014 and December 31, 2013. Past due loans as a percentage of total loans was 0.57% for the second quarter of 2014, which was equivalent to the first quarter of 2014, and down from 0.77% as of December 31, 2013.   

The allowance for loan losses totaled $69.5 million at June 30, 2014, up slightly from $69.4 million at December 31, 2013. The allowance for loan losses as a percentage of loans was 1.25% (1.44% excluding acquired loans) at June 30, 2014, compared to 1.27% (1.51% excluding acquired loans with no related allowance recorded) at March 31, 2014 and 1.28% (1.55% excluding acquired loans with no related allowance recorded) at December 31, 2013.     

Balance Sheet

Total assets were $7.9 billion at June 30, 2014, up $217.3 million or 2.8% from December 31, 2013. Loans were $5.6 billion at June 30, 2014, up $167.7 million from December 31, 2013. Total deposits were $6.0 billion at June 30, 2014, up $152.4 million from December 31, 2013. Stockholders' equity was $857.1 million, representing a total equity-to-total assets ratio of 10.89% at June 30, 2014, compared with $816.6 million or a total equity-to-total assets ratio of 10.67% at December 31, 2013.

Stock Repurchase Program

The Company purchased 3,288 shares of its common stock during the six months ended June 30, 2014 at an average price of $22.02 per share under a previously announced plan. As of June 30, 2014, there were 996,712 shares available for repurchase under this plan, which expires on December 31, 2014.  

Dividend

The NBT Board of Directors declared a 2014 third-quarter cash dividend of $0.21 per share at a meeting held today. The dividend will be paid on September 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2014.

Corporate Overview

NBT Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Norwich, N.Y., with total assets of $7.9 billion at June 30, 2014.  The company primarily operates through NBT Bank, N.A., a full-service community bank, and through two financial services companies. NBT Bank, N.A. has over 155 banking locations with offices in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont, western Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire, and northeastern Pennsylvania. EPIC Advisors, Inc., based in Rochester, N.Y., is a full-service 401(k) plan recordkeeping firm. Mang Insurance Agency, LLC, based in Norwich, N.Y., is a full-service insurance agency. More information about NBT and its divisions can be found on the Internet at: www.nbtbancorp.com, www.nbtbank.com, www.epic1st.com and www.manginsurance.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on the beliefs and assumptions of the management of NBT Bancorp and its subsidiaries and on the information available to management at the time that these statements were made. There are a number of factors, many of which are beyond NBT's control, that could cause actual conditions, events or results to differ significantly from those described in the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements include, among others, the following possibilities: (1) competitive pressures among depository and other financial institutions may increase significantly; (2) revenues may be lower than expected; (3) changes in the interest rate environment may reduce interest margins; (4) general economic conditions, either nationally or regionally, may be less favorable than expected, resulting in, among other things, a deterioration in credit quality and/or a reduced demand for credit; (5) legislative or regulatory changes, including changes in accounting standards and tax laws, may adversely affect the businesses in which NBT is engaged; (6) competitors may have greater financial resources and develop products that enable such competitors to compete more successfully than NBT; and (7) adverse changes may occur in the securities markets or with respect to inflation.  Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Except as required by law, NBT does not update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent circumstances or events.

Non-GAAP Measures

This press release contains financial information determined by methods other than in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP). These measures adjust GAAP measures to exclude the effects of sales of securities and certain non-recurring and merger-related expenses. Where non-GAAP disclosures are used in this press release, the comparable GAAP measure, as well as a reconciliation to the comparable GAAP measure, is provided in the accompanying tables. Management believes that these non-GAAP measures provided useful information that is important to an understanding of the operating results of NBT's core business (due to the non-recurring nature of the excluded items). Non-GAAP measures should not be considered a substitute for financial measures determined in accordance with GAAP and investors should consider NBT's performance and financial condition as reported under GAAP and all other relevant information when assessing the performance or financial condition of NBT.

           
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries          
SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
(unaudited, dollars in thousands except per share data)          
           
  2014 2013
  2nd Q 1st Q 4th Q 3rd Q 2nd Q
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures:          
Reported net income (GAAP) $27,640 $18,009 $17,925 $19,257 $16,916
Adj: (Gain) / Loss on sale of securities, net (net of tax)  (9)  (5)  (9)  (228)  42
Adj: Other adjustments (net of tax) (1)   (315)  430  402  110  -- 
Adj: Gain on sale of Springstone (net of tax and related incentive compensation)  (11,168)  --   --   --   -- 
Adj: Prepayment penalties related to debt restructuring (net of tax)  2,925  --   --   --   -- 
Plus: Merger related expenses (net of tax)  --   --   59  224  882
Total Adjustments  (8,567)  425  452  106  924
Core net income $19,073 $18,434 $18,377 $19,363 $17,840
           
Profitability:          
Core Diluted Earnings Per Share $0.43 $0.42 $0.42 $0.44 $0.40
Diluted Earnings Per Share $0.62 $0.41 $0.41 $0.44 $0.38
Weighted Average Diluted           
Common Shares Outstanding 44,363,787 44,296,445 44,121,102 44,135,114 44,316,531
Core Return on Average Assets (2) 0.99% 0.98% 0.96% 1.02% 0.95%
Return on Average Assets (2) 1.43% 0.95% 0.94% 1.01% 0.90%
Core Return on Average Equity (2) 9.06% 9.02% 9.04% 9.67% 8.88%
Return on Average Equity (2) 13.12% 8.81% 8.81% 9.62% 8.42%
Core Return on Average Tangible Common Equity (2)(4) 14.27% 14.48% 14.77% 15.95% 14.57%
Return on Average Tangible Common Equity (2)(4) 20.43% 14.16% 14.42% 15.86% 13.85%
Net Interest Margin (2)(3) 3.60% 3.63% 3.61% 3.65% 3.69%
           
Six Months Ended June 30,          
           
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures: 2014 2013      
Reported net income (GAAP) $45,649 $24,565      
Adj: Gain on sale of securities, net (net of tax)  (14)  (753)      
Adj: Other adjustments (net of tax) (6)   115  --       
Adj: Gain on sale of Springstone (net of tax and related incentive compensation)  (11,168)  --       
Adj: Prepayment penalties related to debt restructuring (net of tax)  2,925  --       
Plus: Merger related expenses (net of tax)  --   8,305      
Total Adjustments  (8,142)  7,552      
Core net income $37,507 $32,117      
           
Profitability:          
Core Diluted Earnings Per Share $0.85 $0.79      
Diluted Earnings Per Share $1.03 $0.61      
Weighted Average Diluted           
Common Shares Outstanding 44,328,854 40,574,934      
Core Return on Average Assets (2) 0.98% 0.93%      
Return on Average Assets (2) 1.20% 0.71%      
Core Return on Average Equity (2) 9.04% 8.93%      
Return on Average Equity (2) 11.00% 6.83%      
Core Return on Average Tangible Common Equity (2)(5) 14.38% 14.11%      
Return on Average Tangible Common Equity (2)(5) 17.37% 10.93%      
Net Interest Margin (2)(3) 3.62% 3.68%      
           
(1) Primarily net gain on settlement of litigation and reorganization expenses for 2014 and reorganization expenses for 2013 
(2) Annualized
(3) Calculated on a Fully Tax Equivalent ("FTE") basis
(4) Excludes amortization of intangible assets (net of tax) from net income and average tangible common equity is calculated as follows:
           
           
  2014 2013
  2nd Q 1st Q 4th Q 3rd Q 2nd Q
Average stockholders' equity  $ 844,707  $ 828,588  $ 806,791  $ 794,273  $ 806,200
Less: average goodwill and other intangibles  287,366  290,019  291,659  292,271  292,775
Average tangible common equity  $ 557,341  $ 538,569  $ 515,132  $ 502,002  $ 513,425
           
(5) Excludes amortization of intangible assets (net of tax) from net income and average tangible common equity is calculated as follows:
           
  6 Months ended June 30,      
  2014 2013      
Average stockholders' equity  $ 836,692  $ 724,898      
Less: average goodwill and other intangibles  288,685  247,031      
Average tangible common equity  $ 548,007  $ 477,867      
           
(6) Primarily net gain on settlement of litigation and reorganization expenses for 2014.
           
           
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries          
SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
(unaudited, dollars in thousands except per share data)          
           
  2014 2013
  2nd Q 1st Q 4th Q 3rd Q 2nd Q
Balance Sheet Data:          
Securities Available for Sale $1,378,799 $1,377,585 $1,364,881 $1,385,734 $1,390,403
Securities Held to Maturity  125,965  117,896  117,283  118,259  122,302
Net Loans  5,504,954  5,412,591  5,337,361  5,297,047  5,219,526
Total Assets  7,869,512  7,753,129  7,652,175  7,668,903  7,534,518
Total Deposits  6,042,588  6,068,898  5,890,224  6,003,138  5,878,176
Total Borrowings  886,799  766,753  866,061  783,439  795,918
Total Liabilities  7,012,371  6,920,927  6,835,606  6,873,344  6,742,943
Stockholders' Equity  857,141  832,202  816,569  795,559  791,575
           
Asset Quality:          
Nonaccrual Loans $51,234 $51,464 $49,965 $41,418 $40,525
90 Days Past Due and Still Accruing  2,186  2,700  3,737  3,286  2,004
Total Nonperforming Loans  53,420  54,164  53,702  44,704  42,529
Other Real Estate Owned  1,953  2,564  2,904  3,626  3,757
Total Nonperforming Assets  55,373  56,728  56,606  48,330  46,286
Allowance for Loan Losses  69,534  69,434  69,434  70,184  71,184
Allowance for Loan Losses to Total Originated Loans (1) 1.44% 1.51% 1.55% 1.60% 1.68%
Allowance for Loan Losses to Total Loans 1.25% 1.27% 1.28% 1.31% 1.35%
Total Nonperforming Loans to Total Loans 0.96% 0.99% 0.99% 0.83% 0.80%
Total Nonperforming Assets to Total Assets 0.70% 0.73% 0.74% 0.63% 0.61%
Past Due Loans to Total Loans 0.57% 0.57% 0.77% 0.70% 0.71%
Allowance for Loan Losses to Total Nonperforming Loans 130.16% 128.19% 129.29% 157.00% 167.38%
Net Charge-Offs to Average Loans (3) 0.30% 0.27% 0.44% 0.46% 0.30%
           
Capital:          
Equity to Assets 10.89% 10.73% 10.67% 10.37% 10.51%
Book Value Per Share $19.61 $19.09 $18.77 $18.38 $18.18
Tangible Book Value Per Share (2) $13.06 $12.48 $12.09 $11.64 $11.46
Tier 1 Leverage Ratio 9.23% 9.05% 8.93% 8.79% 8.72%
Tier 1 Capital Ratio 11.95% 11.81% 11.74% 11.46% 11.20%
Total Risk-Based Capital Ratio 13.20% 13.06% 12.99% 12.71% 12.45%
Common Stock Price (End of Period) $24.02 $24.46 $25.90 $22.98 $21.17
           
(1) Excludes acquired loans
(2) Stockholders' equity less goodwill and intangible assets divided by common shares outstanding
(3) Annualized
           
Note: Year-to-date (YTD) EPS may not equal sum of quarters due to share count differences.
     
     
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries     
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(unaudited, dollars in thousands)    
     
  June 30, December 31,
ASSETS 2014 2013
Cash and due from banks  $ 178,539  $ 157,625
Short term interest bearing accounts  4,798  1,301
Securities available for sale, at fair value   1,378,799  1,364,881
Securities held to maturity (fair value of $123,376 and $113,276 at June 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013, respectively)  125,965  117,283
Trading securities  7,355  5,779
Federal Reserve and Federal Home Loan Bank stock  49,093  46,864
Loans  5,574,488  5,406,795
Less allowance for loan losses  69,534  69,434
Net loans  5,504,954 5,337,361
Premises and equipment, net  87,972  88,327
Goodwill  263,634  264,997
Intangible assets, net  22,819  25,557
Bank owned life insurance  116,007  114,966
Other assets  129,577  127,234
TOTAL ASSETS  $ 7,869,512  $ 7,652,175
     
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY    
Deposits:    
Demand (noninterest bearing)  $ 1,676,246  $ 1,645,641
Savings, NOW, and money market  3,363,911  3,223,441
Time  1,002,431  1,021,142
Total deposits 6,042,588 5,890,224
Short-term borrowings  534,478  456,042
Long-term debt  251,125  308,823
Junior subordinated debt  101,196  101,196
Other liabilities  82,984  79,321
Total liabilities 7,012,371 6,835,606
     
Total stockholders' equity  857,141  816,569
     
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY  $ 7,869,512  $ 7,652,175
         
         
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries         
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(unaudited, dollars in thousands except per share data)        
         
  Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
  June 30, June 30,
  2014 2013 2014 2013
Interest, fee and dividend income:        
Loans  $ 60,559  $ 62,031  $ 120,574  $ 115,726
Securities available for sale 6,612  6,537  13,369  12,283
Securities held to maturity 783  548  1,551  1,073
Other 502  488  1,039  891
Total interest, fee and dividend income  68,456  69,604  136,533  129,973
Interest expense:        
Deposits 3,000  4,296  6,284  8,446
Short-term borrowings 209  67  440  109
Long-term debt 2,135  3,026  4,642  6,635
Junior subordinated debt 538  560  1,076  988
Total interest expense  5,882  7,949  12,442  16,178
Net interest income  62,574  61,655  124,091  113,795
Provision for loan losses 4,166  6,402  7,762  12,060
Net interest income after provision for loan losses  58,408  55,253  116,329  101,735
Noninterest income:        
Insurance and other financial services revenue 5,594  5,755  12,331  12,648
Service charges on deposit accounts 4,397  4,933  8,766  9,256
ATM and debit card fees 4,357  4,044  8,429  7,286
Retirement plan administration fees 2,977  2,957  5,895  5,639
Trust 4,953  4,699  9,399  7,612
Bank owned life insurance income 978  886  2,360  1,735
Net securities gains (losses) 14  (61)  21  1,084
Gain on the sale of Springstone investment 19,401  --   19,401  -- 
Other 3,356  2,324  5,702  5,506
Total noninterest income  46,027  25,537  72,304  50,766
Noninterest expense:        
Salaries and employee benefits 31,142  29,160  60,676  56,207
Occupancy 5,435  5,219  11,661  10,196
Data processing and communications 4,015  3,854  8,016  7,309
Professional fees and outside services 3,752  3,237  7,167  6,138
Equipment 3,132  2,910  6,248  5,492
Office supplies and postage 1,803  1,656  3,488  3,246
FDIC expenses  1,229  1,273  2,507  2,403
Advertising  726  1,000  1,465  1,723
Amortization of intangible assets 1,236  1,351  2,546  2,202
Loan collection and other real estate owned 801  421  1,841  1,139
Merger related  --   1,269  --   11,950
Prepayment penalties on long term debt  4,554  --   4,554  -- 
Other operating 4,911  5,100  10,084  9,150
Total noninterest expense 62,736 56,450 120,253 117,155
Income before income taxes 41,699 24,340 68,380 35,346
Income taxes 14,059  7,424  22,731  10,781
Net income  $ 27,640  $ 16,916  $ 45,649  $ 24,565
Earnings Per Share:        
Basic  $ 0.63  $ 0.39  $ 1.04  $ 0.61
Diluted  $ 0.62  $ 0.38  $ 1.03  $ 0.61
           
           
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries          
QUARTERLY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(unaudited, dollars in thousands except per share data)          
           
  2014 2013
  2nd Q 1st Q 4th Q 3rd Q 2nd Q
Interest, fee and dividend income:          
Loans  $ 60,559  $ 60,015  $ 61,173  $ 61,773  $ 62,031
Securities available for sale 6,612 6,757 6,707 6,520 6,537
Securities held to maturity 783 768 783 804 548
Other 502 537 518 472 488
Total interest, fee and dividend income 68,456 68,077 69,181 69,569 69,604
Interest expense:          
Deposits 3,000 3,284 3,845 3,999 4,296
Short-term borrowings 209 231 174 232 67
Long-term debt 2,135 2,507 2,559 2,561 3,026
Junior subordinated debt 538 538 545 551 560
Total interest expense 5,882 6,560 7,123 7,343 7,949
Net interest income 62,574 61,517 62,058 62,226 61,655
Provision for loan losses 4,166 3,596 5,166 5,198 6,402
Net interest income after provision for loan losses 58,408 57,921 56,892 57,028 55,253
Noninterest income:          
Insurance and other financial services revenue 5,594 6,737 5,761 6,038 5,755
Service charges on deposit accounts 4,397 4,369 4,996 5,055 4,933
ATM and debit card fees 4,357 4,072 3,996 4,276 4,044
Retirement plan administration fees 2,977 2,918 2,796 3,062 2,957
Trust  4,953 4,446 4,725 4,345 4,699
Bank owned life insurance income 978 1,382 1,145 913 886
Net securities gains (losses) 14 7 13 329 (61)
Gain on the sale of Springstone investment 19,401  --   --   --   -- 
Other 3,356 2,346 1,870 3,129 2,324
Total noninterest income 46,027 26,277 25,302 27,147 25,537
Noninterest expense:          
Salaries and employee benefits 31,142 29,534 28,106 29,267 29,160
Occupancy 5,435 6,226 5,262 5,262 5,219
Data processing and communications 4,015 4,001 3,985 4,059 3,854
Professional fees and outside services 3,752 3,415 3,969 3,202 3,237
Equipment 3,132 3,116 3,013 2,988 2,910
Office supplies and postage 1,803 1,685 1,677 1,640 1,656
FDIC expenses 1,229 1,278 1,272 1,285 1,273
Advertising 726 739 759 722 1,000
Amortization of intangible assets 1,236 1,310 1,324 1,346 1,351
Loan collection and other real estate owned 801 1,040 594 886 421
Merger  --   --  88 326 1,269
Prepayment penalties on long term debt  4,554  --   --   --   -- 
Other operating 4,911 5,173 5,437 5,303 5,100
Total noninterest expense 62,736 57,517 55,486 56,286 56,450
Income before income taxes 41,699 26,681 26,708 27,889 24,340
Income taxes 14,059 8,672 8,783 8,632 7,424
Net income   $ 27,640  $ 18,009  $ 17,925  $ 19,257  $ 16,916
Earnings per share:          
Basic  $ 0.63  $ 0.41  $ 0.41  $ 0.44  $ 0.39
Diluted  $ 0.62  $ 0.41  $ 0.41  $ 0.44  $ 0.38
 
 
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries
AVERAGE QUARTERLY BALANCE SHEETS
(unaudited, dollars in thousands)
  Average Balance Yield / Rates Average Balance Yield / Rates Average Balance Yield / Rates Average Balance Yield / Rates Average Balance Yield / Rates
  Q2 - 2014 Q1 - 2014 Q4 - 2013 Q3 - 2013 Q2 - 2013
ASSETS:                    
Short-term interest bearing accounts  $ 3,915 0.76%  $ 2,733 1.02%  $ 4,798 0.81%  $ 1,955 1.73%  $ 41,313 0.57%
Securities available for sale (1)(2)  1,376,314 2.05%  1,381,744 2.11%  1,383,273 2.05%  1,387,714 2.00%  1,428,864 1.97%
Securities held to maturity (1)   121,042 3.43%  116,613 3.52%  117,574 3.47%  118,781 3.54%  62,463 5.23%
Investment in FRB and FHLB Banks  42,965 4.63%  43,596 4.94%  41,115 4.92%  43,895 4.20%  35,497 4.85%
Loans (3)  5,517,315 4.42%  5,425,938 4.50%  5,369,474 4.54%  5,309,446 4.63%  5,243,534 4.76%
Total interest earning assets  $ 7,061,551 3.94%  $ 6,970,624 4.01%  $ 6,916,234 4.02%  $ 6,861,791 4.08%  $ 6,811,671 4.16%
Other assets  680,059    679,246    680,435    671,482    705,869  
Total assets  $ 7,741,610    $ 7,649,870    $ 7,596,669    $ 7,533,273    $ 7,517,540  
                     
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY:                    
Money market deposit accounts $1,441,284 0.15% $1,411,444 0.15% $1,419,458 0.15% $1,360,067 0.15% $1,402,429 0.15%
NOW deposit accounts  960,698 0.06%  932,528 0.05%  925,544 0.13%  877,387 0.13%  927,037 0.19%
Savings deposits  1,040,528 0.07%  1,000,029 0.07%  973,650 0.08%  984,093 0.09%  983,413 0.09%
Time deposits  971,595 0.88%  999,579 0.99%  1,042,710 1.07%  1,081,549 1.09%  1,136,511 1.10%
Total interest bearing deposits  $ 4,414,105 0.27%  $ 4,343,580 0.31%  $ 4,361,362 0.35%  $ 4,303,096 0.37%  $ 4,449,390 0.39%
Short-term borrowings  383,480 0.22%  398,951 0.24%  338,476 0.20%  383,238 0.24%  229,906 0.12%
Junior subordinated debentures  101,196 2.13%  101,196 2.16%  101,196 2.14%  101,196 2.16%  101,196 2.22%
Long-term debt  290,791 2.95%  308,760 3.29%  308,969 3.29%  309,069 3.29%  355,702 3.41%
Total interest bearing liabilities  $ 5,189,572 0.45%  $ 5,152,487 0.52%  $ 5,110,003 0.55%  $ 5,096,599 0.57%  $ 5,136,194 0.62%
Demand deposits  1,620,488    1,589,865    1,595,145    1,559,506    1,496,486  
Other liabilities  86,843    78,930    84,730    82,896    78,660  
Stockholders' equity  844,707    828,588    806,791    794,272    806,200  
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity  $ 7,741,610    $ 7,649,870    $ 7,596,669    $ 7,533,273    $ 7,517,540  
                     
Interest rate spread   3.49%   3.49%   3.47%   3.51%   3.54%
Net interest margin   3.60%   3.63%   3.61%   3.65%   3.69%
                     
(1) Securities are shown at average amortized cost
(2) Excluding unrealized gains or losses
(3) For purposes of these computations, nonaccrual loans are included in the average loan balances outstanding
 
 
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries
AVERAGE YEAR-TO-DATE BALANCE SHEETS
(unaudited, dollars in thousands)
  Average   Yield/ Average   Yield/
  Balance Interest Rates  Balance Interest Rates 
Six Months ended June 30,  2014 2013
ASSETS:            
Short-term interest bearing accounts $3,328 $14 0.87% $58,118 $98 0.34%
Securities available for sale (1)(2)  1,379,014  14,212 2.08%  1,313,691  13,212 2.03%
Securities held to maturity (1)   118,840  2,048 3.48%  57,710  1,605 5.61%
Investment in FRB and FHLB Banks  43,279  1,028 4.79%  33,416  796 4.80%
Loans and leases (3)  5,471,879  121,002 4.46%  4,869,896  116,171 4.81%
Total interest earning assets  $ 7,016,340  $ 138,304 3.98%  $ 6,332,831  $ 131,882 4.20%
Other assets  679,654      360,532    
Total assets  $ 7,695,994      $ 6,693,363    
             
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY:            
Money market deposit accounts $1,426,446  1,066 0.15% $1,297,077  $ 934 0.15%
NOW deposit accounts  946,691  256 0.05%  863,481  889 0.21%
Savings deposits  1,020,391  369 0.07%  877,574  354 0.08%
Time deposits  985,510  4,593 0.94%  1,076,445  6,269 1.17%
Total interest bearing deposits  $ 4,379,038  $ 6,284 0.29%  $ 4,114,577  $ 8,446 0.41%
Short-term borrowings  391,173  440 0.23%  199,513  109 0.11%
Trust preferred debentures  101,196  1,076 2.14%  91,798  988 2.17%
Long-term debt  299,726  4,642 3.12%  368,867  6,635 3.63%
Total interest bearing liabilities  $ 5,171,133  $ 12,442 0.49%  $ 4,774,755  $ 16,178 0.68%
Demand deposits  1,605,261      1,390,700    
Other liabilities  82,908      73,010    
Stockholders' equity  836,692      724,898    
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity  $ 7,695,994      $ 6,963,363    
Net interest income (FTE)    125,862      115,704  
Interest rate spread     3.49%     3.52%
Net interest margin     3.62%     3.68%
Taxable equivalent adjustment     1,771      1,909  
Net interest income    $ 124,091      $ 113,795  
             
(1) Securities are shown at average amortized cost
(2) Excluding unrealized gains or losses
(3) For purposes of these computations, nonaccrual loans are included in the average loan balances outstanding
 
 
NBT Bancorp Inc. and Subsidiaries
CONSOLIDATED LOAN BALANCES
(unaudited, dollars in thousands)
           
         
  2014 2013
  2nd Q 1st Q 4th Q 3rd Q 2nd Q
Residential real estate mortgages  $ 1,073,207  $ 1,056,793  $ 1,041,637  $1,028,158  $1,001,642
Commercial  895,128  878,152  859,026  849,095  867,513
Commercial real estate mortgages  1,378,065  1,347,940  1,328,313  1,302,978  1,241,271
Real estate construction and development  94,019  99,295  93,247  116,662  152,548
Agricultural and agricultural real estate mortgages  109,035  110,815  112,035  110,113  107,565
Consumer  1,435,643  1,387,221  1,352,638  1,327,203  1,284,888
Home equity  589,391  601,809  619,899  633,022  635,283
Total loans  $ 5,574,488  $ 5,482,025  $ 5,406,795  $5,367,231  $5,290,710
CONTACT: Martin A. Dietrich, CEO
         Michael J. Chewens, CFO
         NBT Bancorp Inc.52 South Broad StreetNorwich, NY 13815
         607-337-6119
Source: NBT Bancorp Inc.