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Earnings report Q3 2023

FMAO Reports Decrease in Net Income for Q3 2023

Segments of revenue

FMAO's revenue for the third quarter of 2023 decreased compared to the same period last year. The company's net income was down by $8.1 million, reflecting a decline in overall financial performance.

Strengths

Despite the decrease in net income, FMAO has shown resilience in growing its loan portfolio while maintaining low past dues. This demonstrates the company's ability to manage credit risk effectively. Additionally, FMAO has successfully increased its deposit base and reduced transaction costs through recent acquisitions. The company has also achieved cost reductions through economies of scale, further enhancing its operational efficiency.

Challenges

FMAO faced several challenges in the latest quarter. The company incurred a one-time expense of $541 thousand related to its credit card platform, impacting its profitability. Additionally, FMAO recognized a loss of $891 thousand from the sale of investments, which had a temporary negative impact on its financial results. The increased cost of funding has also affected the company's bottom line, as it has adjusted faster than its earning assets.

Noteworthy

FMAO's acquisition of Perpetual Federal Savings Bank (PFSB) in Urbana, Ohio has contributed to the company's increased deposit base and reduced transaction costs. The acquisition has also resulted in synergies and economies of scale, leading to the recognition of goodwill amounting to $5.9 million.

Summary

FMAO's financial performance in the latest quarter was characterized by a decrease in net income. The company faced challenges related to one-time expenses, investment losses, and increased funding costs. However, FMAO demonstrated strengths in growing its loan portfolio, managing credit risk, and achieving operational efficiencies through acquisitions and cost reductions. Overall, FMAO remains strong, stable, and well-capitalized, with the capacity to cover the increased costs of expansion.

Source documents

Form 10-Q  filed on Nov 01, 2023
86 pages scanned

Reference data

Company financials Q3 revenue 23.4M
Analyst estimates Q3 EPS beat by 30.16%
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