Pacific Premier Bancorp Posts $47M Net Income in Q1 2024

Pacific Premier Bancorp has announced its first-quarter 2024 financial results, revealing a solid performance despite ongoing challenges in the banking landscape. The company's net income for the quarter was $47 million, or $0.49 per share, marking a notable achievement.

One of the key highlights is the increase in the net interest margin by 11 basis points to 3.39%, attributed to the repositioning of the securities portfolio in the previous quarter. Moreover, the bank's total risk-based capital ratio stood at a healthy 18.23%, demonstrating the company's strong capital position.

In terms of deposits, the company experienced a $192 million increase, driven by a $120 million rise in non-maturity deposits. Notably, non-maturity deposits accounted for 84% of total deposits, with an average cost of 1.06%. This reflects the bank's effective management of deposit costs even amidst market challenges.

While the loan balances contracted slightly due to prepayments exceeding new loan fundings, the company remains cautiously optimistic about seeing a modest increase in new loan opportunities in the upcoming quarter. Furthermore, Pacific Premier Bancorp has maintained a disciplined approach to credit risk management, evident from the low nonperforming assets and loan delinquencies.

The financials also revealed a return on average assets of 0.99% and a return on average tangible common equity of 10.05%. The efficiency ratio came in at 60.2%, showcasing the company's operational efficiency.

Looking ahead, the company anticipates that the net interest margin will be influenced by increases in the cost of funds, the mix of deposits, and the size and mix of the loan portfolio. It also expects total noninterest income to range between $19 million to $20 million in the second quarter of 2024.

As a result of these announcements, the company's shares have moved -0.3% on the market, and are now trading at a price of $21.91. Check out the company's full 8-K submission here.

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