CLEARFIELD — CNB Financial Corp., the parent company of CNB Bank, announced its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.
Earnings per diluted share of $0.76 for the second quarter of 2021 increased 40.7% from the second quarter of 2020 primarily as a result of a wider net interest margin, coupled with stable credit quality and well-controlled operating efficiency.
At June 30, 2021, excluding the impact of government stimulus initiatives, the Corporation’s loan portfolio had net organic growth of 3.5%, or 7.1% annualized, from December 31, 2020. The net organic growth for the first six months of this year was primarily driven by the Corporation’s Cleveland market, as well as increased syndicated lending activities.
At June 30, 2021, total deposits of $4.5 billion increased 7.7%, or 15.6% annualized, from December 31, 2020, primarily due to organic growth and the impact of government stimulus initiatives. The number of households across all regions increased 1.9%, or 3.8% annualized, from December 31, 2020.Annualized return on average equity for the second quarter of 2021 was 13.36% compared to 10.30% for the second quarter of 2020, while return on average tangible common equity for the second quarter of 2021 was 16.06%, an increase of 435 basis points from 11.71%, for the second quarter of 2020, reflecting the Corporation’s continued focus on efficient utilization of capital.
The Corporation’s excess liquidity at the end of the second quarter of 2021 increased to $682.9 million from $482.5 million at the end of 2020, primarily as a result of the additional government stimulus initiatives during the first six months of 2021 and the completion of the offering of the 2031 Notes.