Bank of Hawaii Corporation First Quarter 2019 Financial Results
Diluted Earnings Per Share $1.43
Net Income $58.8 Million
Board of Directors Increases Dividend to $0.65 Per Share
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HONOLULU, HI (April 22, 2019) -- Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) today reported diluted earnings per share of $1.43 for the first quarter of 2019, an increase from diluted earnings per share of $1.30 in the previous quarter and $1.28 in the same quarter last year. Net income for the first quarter of 2019 was $58.8 million, an increase of $4.9 million compared with net income of $53.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2018 and up $4.8 million from net income of $54.0 million in the first quarter of 2018.
"We were pleased with our financial performance during the first quarter of 2019," said Peter S. Ho, Chairman, President, and CEO. “We had growth in both loans and deposits, our net interest margin expanded, asset quality remained strong, and expenses were well controlled.”
The return on average assets for the first quarter of 2019 was 1.38 percent, up from 1.26 percent during the previous quarter and 1.29 percent in the same quarter last year. The return on average equity for the first quarter of 2019 was 18.81 percent, up from 17.05 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 and 17.74 percent in the first quarter of 2018.
Net interest income, on a taxable-equivalent basis, for the first quarter of 2019 was $125.8 million, an increase of $0.6 million from net interest income of $125.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2018 and an increase of $5.5 million from net interest income of $120.3 million in the first quarter of 2018. The net interest margin was 3.12 percent for the first quarter of 2019, up 2 basis points compared with the net interest margin of 3.10 percent in the previous quarter and up 12 basis points from the net interest margin of 3.00 percent for the first quarter last year. Analyses of the changes in net interest income are included in Tables 8a and 8b.
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Ticker: BOH CIK: 46195 Form Type:10-Q Quarterly Report Accession Number: 0000046195-19-000050 Submitted to the SEC: Mon Apr 22 2019 12:57:12 PM EST Accepted by the SEC: Mon Apr 22 2019 Period: Sunday, March 31, 2019 Industry: State Commercial Banks