Second quarter earnings reflect continued strong growth for Horizon Bancorp

In August 1, 2018

Lake Havasu City, AZ-August 1, 2018-Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink:HRRB), the holding company for Horizon Community Bank, has consistently shown strong loan growth every quarter since its OTC market listing, continuing the trend with a 2Q earnings report today that announces a 13.8 percent increase as of June 30, 2018, compared to the balance of loans outstanding at June 30, 2017. The loan growth was steady in all of the bank’s branches and loan production offices, including the establishment of new loan production offices in Goodyear, AZ and Henderson, NV in 2017 and Phoenix, AZ in 2018. Deposit growth was also strong during the past 12 months with an annual deposit growth of 9.7 percent as of June 30, 2018, compared to the balance of deposits at June 30, 2017.

“Our growth in loans and assets over the last 12 months reflects in improvements in Interest Income on Loans, Total Interest Income, and Net Interest Income. For the quarter ending 06/30/18 compared to the quarter ending 06/30/17, Interest Income on Loans increased 19.47 percent, Total Interest Income Increased 21.8 percent and Net Interest Income increased 20.0 percent,” stated Horizon Bancorp President & CEO Jerry Ernst.

Its 2018 highlights include:

  • 13.8 percent twelve month noninterest deposit growth
  • 11.0 percent twelve month total asset growth
  • 13.8 percent twelve month loan growth
  • 9.7 percent twelve month deposit growth

 About the Company

Holding company Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (OTC:HRRB) has $289 million in assets and is headquartered in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Its sole subsidiary, Horizon Community Bank, is a locally owned and operated bank with branches in Fort Mohave, Lake Havasu City, Mesa, Parker and Quartzsite, Arizona, plus loan offices in Kingman, Goodyear and Phoenix, Arizona and Henderson, Nevada. It has  81 employees and provides high-touch, customized commercial financial services to those in the healthcare, transportation, real estate and technology industries, as well as general commercial and consumer services. FDIC insured. Learn more at http://www.horizoncommunitybank.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may include forward-looking statements about Horizon Bancorp, Inc. and Horizon Community Bank. These statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following factors: Annualized, proforma and projected or estimated numbers in this release are illustrative only, are not forecasts and may not reflect actual results. All forward-looking statements are based on information available at the time of this release, and Horizon Bancorp, Inc. and Horizon Community Bank assume no obligation to update any forward looking statements.

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