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April 21, 2014

First Advantage Bancorp (OTC QB: FABK), the holding company of First Advantage Bank, announced net income of $805 thousand for the first quarter of 2014, or $0.21 per basic share and $0.20 per diluted share, an increase of 69.5% from $475 thousand in the same quarter last year and a 33.4% decline from $1,210 thousand in the prior quarter.

“We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our management team in the first quarter to better position ourselves for expected growth. The first quarter results indicate solid progress from year-ago levels, and we remain optimistic about our business plan. Loan production continued to be strong in the first quarter, with over $34M in loans booked. Net growth was lower as management selectively opted not to bid for existing loans where a proposed refinancing rate and terms would have not rewarded shareholders commensurate with the risks involved. Still, net loan growth represents an 18.0% increase from the first quarter of 2013,” said Earl O. Bradley, III, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank.

“Both the Clarksville and Nashville economies continue to perform well, and our Nashville expansion continues to provide opportunities for sound lending and growth. We were able to modestly increase loans this quarter with marginal impact on our net interest margin over the prior quarter results, and our return on average equity and return on average assets both showed strong improvement versus year-ago numbers with increases of 72.6% and 50%, respectively, over the same period last year. The Bank remains categorized as ‘Well-Capitalized’ by regulatory standards.”

“Core operating results for the quarter excluding one-time events show positive direction. Compared to the same quarter last year, there were improvements in interest and non-interest income, as well as in expenses.” For further information, visit www.fdic.gov to review regulatory filings from the bank and holding company.

 

February 4, 2014 

First Advantage Bancorp (OTC QB: FABK), the holding company of First Advantage Bank, announced net income of $3.068 million for the year ended December 31, 2013, up 27.8% from $2.4 million in 2012. This income equates to $0.78 per basic share and $0.73 per diluted share.

Fourth quarter 2013 net income was $1,210 thousand, or $0.31 per basic share and $0.29 per diluted share, representing an increase of 43.7% from the third quarter's $842 thousand, and a 176.3% increase from the same quarter last year. Net income in that quarter was $438 thousand.

"We are encouraged by the improvement in both core operating results and net income, which is evidence that we continue to make progress in executing our business plan. Our balance sheet grew 2.4% for the quarter and 14.1% for the year through the addition of quality assets, with loan growth of 1.5% for the quarter and 25.2% for the year." said Earl O. Bradley, III, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank.

"Both the Clarksville and Nashville markets are regularly noted in business publications as among the best economies in the nation. We remain optimistic about the opportunities for growth in both markets, and our business plan has us well-situated to build shareholder value. We were recently recognized by the Small Business Administration as the leading middle Tennessee community bank lender for SBA loans in 2013. Our net interest margin grew eight basis points over the same quarter last year and 11 basis points for the year versus 2012 results, and loan loss provisions have been minimal. The Bank remains categorized as 'Well-Capitalized' by regulatory standards. "

 

October 23, 2013

First Advantage Bancorp (OTC QB: FABK), the holding company of First Advantage Bank, announced net income of $842 thousand for the third quarter of 2013, or $0.22 per basic share and $0.20 per diluted share, up 55.9% from $540 thousand for the prior quarter, and up 90.5% from the same quarter last year. Net income in that quarter was $442 thousand.

“The third quarter results show that we are making good progress executing our business plan. Our focus is on controlled balance sheet growth with an emphasis on asset quality, a plan that has allowed us to increase earnings without significant loan loss provisions. Total assets grew to $398.5 million representing a 4.6% growth rate for the quarter and a 9.9% growth rate compared to year-ago numbers,” said Earl O. Bradley, III, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank.

“We are fortunate that both the Clarksville and Nashville markets continue to exhibit strong growth in their economies and our Nashville expansion has gained traction. Continued execution of this business plan will be the key to increasing long term value for our shareholders.  We were able to increase earning assets of the bank this quarter while continuing to improve our net interest margin over the prior quarter results. The Bank remains categorized as ‘Well-Capitalized’ by regulatory standards.”

“Core operating results for the quarter excluding one-time events show positive direction. There were improvements in interest and non interest income, as well as in expenses.” The results of the third quarter of 2012 included pre-tax one-time entries for provision for loan loss and gain on sale of premises, with an estimated net impact of lowering net income by $113 thousand for the quarter; the results of the nine months of 2012 included additional one-time gains on sale of securities.

 

July 17, 2013

Dear Shareholder,

I’d like to take this opportunity to share some recent changes made to enhance your ability to buy and sell FABK stock.

First Advantage Bancorp shares is now trading on the OTC Markets. OTCMarkets.com is an open exchange which allows investors, using a broker, to make daily trades. Investors can also get real-time information on the bank’s stock by going to www.otcmarkets.com/stock/FABK/quote. This arrangement replaces the previously announced SecondMarket arrangement, as we see that many shareholders were actively using OTC Markets to buy and sell shares. The bank’s ticker symbol will remain FABK.

Additionally, shareholder information, key financial data and notices are being provided to the public on our website www.fabk.com/investor-relations. We would like to be able to notify you directly via email when important financial data, breaking news or information is updated. Email communications can be provided in a more timely and efficient manner. Please take a moment to register your email contact information with us with by sending your contact information to investorrelations@fabk.com. Please include your name and preferred email address.  Eliminating the cost of direct mail is just one of many things we’re doing to reduce costs and improve shareholder value.

We are committed to keeping our shareholders well informed and maintaining quick easy access to stock information. We feel strongly this change achieves that.

I urge you to register your email contact information with us and to visit the OTCMarkets.com site for additional First Advantage Bank activity at www.otcmarkets.com/stock/fabk/quote.

The Bank continues to make good progress in Nashville. In June 2013, we opened our new Business Banking Center in Franklin TN. We believe this highly efficient and modern proto-type is the bank of the future. Find out more by logging on to our website.  

 

Thank you for your continued support.

Earl O. Bradley, III

Earl O. Bradley, III, CEO

 


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