Oregon Bancorp Announces Second Quarter Earnings

Second quarter 2019 net earnings of $3.3 million, or $1.45 per common share
Quarterly net earnings increased $1,019,488, or 44%
Quarterly Return on Assets grew to 5.21% and Return on Equity reached 45.02%
Year-over-Year loan growth of 16% or $23 million and deposit growth of 12% or $23 million

SALEM, Ore. –July 18, 2019 – Oregon Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: ORBN) (the “Company”), parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, reported net income of $3,352,737 for the second quarter of 2019 compared to $2,333,249 during the second quarter of 2018. This represents a 44% increase from the year ago quarter. The improvement in quarterly net income was the result of a 16% increase in commercial loan balances and 26% increase in mortgage production from the second quarter of 2018.

Quarterly return on assets rose to 5.21% compared to 4.22% in the year-ago period and return on equity reached 45.02% compared to 38.30% in the second quarter of 2018. Total assets rose to $257 million from $225 million and earnings per share for the quarter were $1.45 compared to $1.03 for the same quarter a year ago. The company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share that was paid on July 15, 2019.

“A reduction in mortgage rates helped propel an increase in mortgage activity building on last year’s solid results,” stated Neil Grossnicklaus, Chief Executive Officer. “We are pleased with our strong performance and hope to build upon our success moving through the rest of the year.”

About Oregon Bancorp, Inc.
Oregon Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Willamette Valley Bank (Bank), a community bank headquartered in Salem, Oregon. The Bank operates full-service branches in Salem, Keizer, Silverton, and Albany, Oregon. The Bank also operates Home Loan Centers in Bend, Eugene, Grants Pass, Medford, Portland, Tualatin, and West Linn, Oregon, Vancouver, Spokane, Newport and Yakima, Washington, and Coeur d’Alene and Meridian, Idaho. For more information about Oregon Bancorp, Inc. or its subsidiary, Willamette Valley Bank, please call (503)485-2222 or visit our website at www.willamettevalleybank.com.

Ryan Dempster
Oregon Bancorp, Inc.

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