December 19, 2014 5:50 AM ET

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Company Overview of First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

Company Overview

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Guaranty Bank that provides commercial banking services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Louisiana. Its deposit products include personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits, money market accounts, and NOW accounts. The company also offers commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, real estate construction loans, residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, agricultural loans, equipment loans, inventory financing, and student loans, as well as consumer loans for the purchase of automobiles, recreational vehicles or boats, investments, and other consumer needs....

400 East Thomas Street

Hammond, LA 70401

United States

Founded in 1934

278 Employees

Phone:

985-345-7685

Key Executives for First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

Vice Chairman
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 36
President of North Louisiana Area
Age: 74
Senior Vice President of First Guaranty Bank
Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Key Developments

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company’s total interest income was $13,161,000 compared to $12,832,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $10,865,000 compared to $10,044,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $4,432,000 compared to $3,367,000 a year ago. Net income was $2,971,000 compared to $2,258,000 a year ago. Income available to common shareholders was $2,872,000 or $0.45 per share compared to $2,129,000 or $0.34 per share a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.80% compared to 0.64% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 11.71% compared to 10.12% a year ago. For the nine months, the company’s total interest income was $39,351,000 compared to $37,813,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $32,373,000 compared to $29,252,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $12,673,000 compared to $9,846,000 a year ago. Net income was $8,426,000 compared to $6,479,000 a year ago. Income available to common shareholders was $8,130,000 or $1.29 per share compared to $5,864,000 or $0.93 per share a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.77% compared to 0.62% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 11.64% compared to 8.55% a year ago. Book value per share was $15.41 compared to $13.61 a year ago.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Appoints Edgar R. Smith III to the Board of Directors

On October 16, 2014, First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. announced that Edgar R. Smith III has been appointed to the board of directors of the company, effective October 16, 2014. Mr. Smith is a member of the board of directors of the bank since February 2007. Mr. Smith has been appointed to the Audit Committee and is expected to be appointed to the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of the company.

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company’s total interest income was $13,309,000 compared to $12,476,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $10,983,000 compared to $9,623,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $4,010,000 compared to $3,274,000 a year ago. Income available to common shareholders was $2,571,000 or $0.41 per share compared to $1,929,000 or $0.31 per share a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.75% compared to 0.61% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 11.59% compared to 8.97% a year ago. For the six months, the company’s total interest income was $26,190,000 compared to $24,981,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $21,508,000 compared to $19,208,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $8,241,000 compared to $6,479,000 a year ago. Income available to common shareholders was $5,258,000 or $0.84 per share compared to $3,735,000 or $0.59 per share a year ago. Return on average assets was 0.77% compared to 0.61% a year ago. Return on average common equity was 12.17% compared to 8.94% a year ago. Book value per share as at June 30, 2014 was $15.23 compared to $13.45 a year ago.

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