‘Top 200 Community Bank’ in the United States for the fourteenth consecutive year
KILMARNOCK, VA / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2021 / On behalf of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. (parent company of Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management), Jeffrey M. Szyperski, Chairman of the Board and CEO, announced third quarter 2021 earnings of $ 3,771,100 , an increase of 11.5% over the third quarter of 2020. Reported earnings per share were $ 0.778 fully diluted, compared to $ 0.692 fully diluted for the third quarter of 2020. Total assets ended on quarter to $ 1,328,771,210, an increase of 10.3% from September 30, 2020.
âWe’ve had a great 2021 so far,â Szyperski said. âNon-performing assets represented 0.766% of total gross loans as of September 30, 2021, up from 0.868% as of September 30, 2020.â We have been closely reviewing our loan portfolio since March 2020 and are closely monitoring the effect the pandemic has had on our customers. Our ready customers overcame all challenges well. ‘
Earlier this year, Chesapeake Bank was recognized for the fourteenth consecutive year by American banker magazine as one of the country’s âTop 200 Community Banksâ based on a three-year average return on equity. âWe are rooted in the communities we serve – this is one of the keys to our success. The interconnection that our organization feels with the community is the engine of our mission, âcommented Szyperski.
At their meeting on October 14, 2021, the board of directors of Chesapeake Financial Shares declared a dividend of $ 0.14 per share, payable on or around December 15, 2021, to shareholders of record on December 1, 2021. “We believe that this is a very large dividend given the current market price of our shares, resulting in a dividend yield of approximately 1.89% on the current share price.
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Jeffrey M. Szyperski
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