Trinity Bank Reports: 2012 First Quarter Net Income up 15.2%; Shareholders Receive First Cash Dividend

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire -05/01/12)- Trinity Bank N.A. (TYBT.OB - News) today announced operating results for the three months ending March 31, 2012.

Results of Operations

Trinity Bank, N.A. reported Net Income After Taxes of $621,000, or $.55 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2012, compared to $539,000 or $.48 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 14.6%.

Jeffrey M. Harp, President, stated, "Net Income was up 15.2% over the first quarter of 2011. This performance represents Trinity's 30th consecutive quarter of profit improvement. We are finally seeing a little pickup in loan demand, albeit from a very low level last year. The activity enabled us to produce a Return on Assets of 1.52% and a Return on Equity (excluding unrealized gain on investments) of 13.56%. Both ratios compare very favorably to local, regional, and national peer groups.

"Trinity Bank's first cash dividend was distributed to shareholders yesterday (04-30-12). We are pleased to be able to provide some tangible return on our shareholder's investment."

  Average for Quarter Ending 03/31/2012 03/31/2011 % (in 000's) ---------- ---------- ------ Loans $ 81,136 $ 71,103 14.1% Deposits $ 143,067 $ 133,277 7.3% Average for Quarter Ending 03/31/2012 03/31/2011 % (in 000's) ---------- ---------- ------ Net Interest Income $ 1,353 $ 1,248 8.4% Non-Interest Income $ 113 $ 129 -12.4% Non-Interest Expense $ 642 $ 675 -4.9% Loan Loss Provision $ 0 $ 0 NA Pre Tax Income $ 824 $ 702 17.4% Income Tax $ 203 $ 163 24.5% Net Income $ 621 $ 539 15.2%
  Average for Quarter Ending 03/31/2012 03/31/2011 % (in 000's) ---------- ---------- ------ Net Income $ 621 $ 539 15.2% Diluted Weighted Average Shares 1,119 1,126 -0.6% Earnings per Share $ 0.55 $ 0.48 14.6% Return on Assets 1.52% 1.42% Return on Equity 13.56% 12.90%

Trinity Bank, N.A. is a commercial bank that began operations May 28, 2003. For a full financial statement, visit Trinity Bank's website: www.trinitybk.com Regulatory reporting format is also available at www.fdic.gov.

This Press Release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding future financial conditions, results of operations and the Bank's business operations. Such forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including, but not limited to, monetary policy and general economic conditions in Texas and the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the risks of changes in interest rates on the level and composition of deposits, loan demand and the values of loan collateral, securities and interest rate protection agreements, the actions of competitors and customers, the success of the Bank in implementing its strategic plan, the failure of the assumptions underlying the reserves for loan losses and the estimations of values of collateral and various financial assets and liabilities, that the costs of technological changes are more difficult or expensive than anticipated, the effects of regulatory restrictions imposed on banks generally, any changes in fiscal, monetary or regulatory policies and other uncertainties as discussed in the Bank's Registration Statement on Form SB-1 filed with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should these underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual outcomes may vary materially from outcomes expected or anticipated by the Bank. A forward-looking statement may include a statement of the assumptions or bases underlying the forward-looking statement. The Bank believes it has chosen these assumptions or bases in good faith and that they are reasonable. However, the Bank cautions you that assumptions or bases almost always vary from actual results, and the differences between assumptions or bases and actual results can be material. The Bank undertakes no obligation to publicly update or otherwise revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless the securities laws require the Bank to do so.

  TRINITY BANK N.A. (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per share data) Quarter Ended March 31 % EARNINGS SUMMARY 2012 2011 Change Interest income 1,514 1,474 2.7% Interest expense 161 226 -28.8% Net Interest Income 1,353 1,248 8.4% Provision for Loan Losses 0 0 N/A Service charges on deposits 37 37 0.0% Net gain on securities available for sale 17 29 -41.4% Other income 59 63 -6.3% Total Non Interest Income 113 129 -12.4% Salaries and benefits expense 331 340 -2.6% Occupancy and equipment expense 74 75 -1.3% Other expense 237 260 -8.8% Total Non Interest Expense 642 675 -4.9% Earnings before income taxes 824 702 17.4% Provision for income taxes 203 163 24.5% Net Earnings 621 539 15.2% Basic earnings per share 0.59 0.51 15.7% Basic weighted average shares outstanding 1,056 1,067 Diluted earnings per share 0.55 0.48 14.6% Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 1,119 1,126 Average for Quarter Ending March 31 % BALANCE SHEET SUMMARY 2012 2011 Change Total loans $ 81,136 $ 71,103 14.1% Total short term investments 18,495 17,742 4.2% Total investment securities 57,451 56,684 1.4% Earning assets 157,082 145,529 7.9% Total assets 163,755 151,401 8.2% Noninterest bearing deposits 29,804 24,123 23.6% Interest bearing deposits 113,263 109,154 3.8% Total deposits 143,067 133,277 7.3% Fed Funds Purchased and Repurchase Agreements 450 582 -22.7% Shareholders' equity 19,416 16,972 14.4% TRINITY BANK N.A. (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per share data) Average for Quarter Ending March 31, Dec 31, Sept. 30, June 30, March 31, BALANCE SHEET SUMMARY 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 Total loans $ 81,136 $ 76,426 $ 74,941 $ 71,676 $ 71,103 Total short term investments 18,495 26,760 21,204 21,929 17,742 Total investment securities 57,451 56,751 51,908 50,714 56,684 Earning assets 157,082 159,937 148,053 144,319 145,529 Total assets 163,755 166,392 154,363 152,633 151,401 Noninterest bearing deposits 29,804 32,552 27,706 25,176 24,123 Interest bearing deposits 113,263 113,758 107,061 108,696 109,154 Total deposits 143,067 146,310 134,767 133,872 133,277 Fed Funds Purchased and Repurchase Agreements 450 584 411 438 582 Shareholders' equity 19,416 18,690 18,401 17,687 16,972 Quarter Ended HISTORICAL EARNINGS March 31, Dec 31, Sept. 30, June 30, March 31, SUMMARY 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 Interest income 1,514 1,509 1,471 1,426 1,474 Interest expense 161 199 203 217 226 Net Interest Income 1,353 1,310 1,268 1,209 1,248 Provision for Loan Losses 0 0 0 0 0 Service charges on deposits 37 37 35 29 37 Net gain on securities available for sale 17 18 40 28 29 Other income 59 55 92 78 63 Total Non Interest Income 113 110 167 135 129 Salaries and benefits expense 331 450 317 312 340 Occupancy and equipment expense 74 81 82 79 75 FDIC expense 14 45 45 45 45 Other expense 223 45 226 173 215 Total Non Interest Expense 642 621 670 609 675 Earnings before income taxes 824 799 765 735 702 Provision for income taxes 203 194 185 177 163 Net Earnings 621 605 580 558 539 TRINITY BANK N.A. (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per share data) Ending Balance HISTORICAL BALANCE March 31, Dec 31, Sept. 30, June 30, March 31, SHEET 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 Total loans $ 84,808 $ 81,272 $ 76,180 $ 74,822 $ 71,287 Total short term investments 18,681 19,279 27,716 17,404 25,369 Total investment securities 56,640 58,540 53,370 51,982 53,497 Total earning assets 160,129 159,091 157,266 144,208 150,153 Allowance for loan losses (1,371) (1,371) (1,371) (1,371) (1,371) Premises and equipment 1,368 1,378 1,413 1,404 1,440 Other Assets 6,706 7,843 6,209 5,850 6,024 Total assets 166,832 166,941 163,517 150,091 156,246 Noninterest bearing deposits 32,239 34,203 33,733 24,208 27,747 Interest bearing deposits 114,268 112,163 109,722 106,761 110,161 Total deposits 146,507 146,366 143,455 130,969 137,908 Fed Funds Purchased and Repurchase Agreements 203 713 398 292 534 Other Liabilities 898 792 896 690 559 Total liabilities 147,608 147,871 144,749 131,951 139,001 Shareholders' Equity Actual 18,368 18,025 17,667 17,306 16,715 Unrealized Gain - AFS 856 1,045 1,100 834 530 Total Equity 19,224 19,070 18,767 18,140 17,245 Quarter Ending March 31, Dec 31, Sept. 30, June 30, March 31, NONPERFORMING ASSETS 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 Nonaccrual loans $ 221 $ 653 $ 735 $ 850 $ 488 Restructured loans $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 Other real estate & foreclosed assets $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 Accruing loans past due 90 days or more $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 Total nonperforming assets $ 221 $ 653 $ 735 $ 850 $ 488 Accruing loans past due 30-89 days $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 Total nonperforming assets as a percentageof loans and foreclosed assets 0.26% 0.80% 0.96% 1.12% 0.68% TRINITY BANK N.A. (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per share data) Quarter Ending ALLOWANCE FOR LOAN March 31, Dec 31, Sept. 30, June 30, March 31, LOSSES 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 Balance at beginning of period $ 1,371 $ 1,371 $ 1,371 $ 1,371 $ 1,371 Loans charged off 0 0 0 0 0 Loan recoveries 0 0 0 0 0 Net (charge-offs) recoveries 0 0 0 0 0 Provision for loan losses 0 0 0 0 0 Balance at end of period $ 1,371 $ 1,371 $ 1,371 $ 1,371 $ 1,371 Allowance for loan losses as a percentage of total loans 1.62% 1.69% 1.80% 1.80% 1.92% Allowance for loan losses as a percentage of nonperforming loans 620.36% 209.95% 186.53% 186.53% 280.94% Net charge-offs (recoveries) as apercentage of average loans N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Provision for loan lossesas a percentage of average loans N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Quarter Ending March 31, Dec 31, Sept. 30, June 30, March 31, SELECTED RATIOS 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 Return on average assets (annualized) 1.52% 1.45% 1.50% 1.46% 1.42% Return on average equity (annualized) 12.79% 12.95% 12.61% 12.62% 12.70% Return on average equity (excluding unrealized gain on investments) 13.56% 13.62% 13.26% 13.11% 12.90% Average shareholders' equity to average assets 11.86% 11.23% 11.92% 11.59% 11.21% Yield on earning assets (tax equivalent) 4.14% 4.05% 4.26% 4.24% 4.27% Cost of interest bearing funds 0.57% 0.70% 0.76% 0.80% 0.82% Net interest margin (tax equivalent) 3.73% 3.56% 3.72% 3.64% 3.65% Efficiency ratio (tax equivalent) 40.71 40.55 43.42 42.29 45.45 End of period book value per common share 18.20 18.05 17.60 17.51 16.16 End of period book value (excluding unrealized gain on investments) 17.39 17.07 16.57 16.48 15.67 End of period common shares outstanding 1,056 1,056 1,066 1,072 1,067 TRINITY BANK N.A. (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per share data) 3 Months Ending March 31, 2012 March 31, 2011 Tax Tax Equiva- Equiva- Average Inter- lent Average Inter- lent YIELD ANALYSIS Balance est Yield Yield Balance est Yield Yield Interest Earning Assets: Short term investment 18,495 23 0.50% 0.50% 17,742 36 0.81% 0.81% Investment securities 16,116 175 4.34% 4.34% 22,938 246 4.29% 4.29% Tax Free securities 41,335 252 2.44% 3.51% 33,746 245 2.90% 4.18% Loans 81,136 1,064 5.25% 5.25% 71,103 947 5.33% 5.33% Total Interest Earning Assets 157,082 1,514 3.86% 4.14% 145,529 1,474 4.05% 4.27% Noninterest Earning Assets: Cash and due from banks 3,439 3,260 Other assets 4,605 3,983 Allowance for loan losses (1,371) (1,371) Total Noninterest Earning Assets 6,673 5,872 Total Assets $163,755 $151,401 Interest Bearing Liabilities: Transaction and Money Market accounts 84,343 108 0.51% 0.51% 78,422 142 0.72% 0.72% Certificates and other time deposits 28,920 52 0.72% 0.72% 30,732 83 1.08% 1.08% Other borrowings 450 1 0.89% 0.89% 582 1 0.69% 0.69% Total Interest Bearing Liabilities 113,713 161 0.57% 0.57% 109,736 226 0.82% 0.82% Noninterest Bearing Liabilities Demand deposits 29,804 24,123 Other liabilities 822 570 Shareholders' Equity 19,416 16,972 Total Liabilities and Shareholders Equity $163,755 $151,401 Net Interest Income and Spread 1,353 3.29% 3.57% 1,248 3.23% 3.45% Net Interest Margin 3.44% 3.73% 3.43% 3.65% TRINITY BANK N.A. (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands, except per share data) March 31 March 31 2012 % 2011 % LOAN PORTFOLIO Commercial and industrial 42,633 50.27% 32,364 45.40% Real estate: Commercial 15,786 18.61% 13,547 19.00% Residential 16,584 19.55% 13,328 18.70% Construction and development 7,712 9.09% 10,431 14.63% Consumer 2,093 2.47% 1,617 2.27% Total loans (gross) 84,808 100.00% 71,287 100.00% Unearned discounts 0 0.00% 0 0.00% Total loans (net) 84,808 100.00% 71,287 100.00% March 31 March 31 2012 2011 REGULATORY CAPITAL DATA Tier 1 Capital $ 18,369 $ 16,716 Total Capital (Tier 1 + Tier 2) $ 19,722 $ 17,953 Total Risk-Adjusted Assets $ 108,247 $ 98,788 Tier 1 Ratio 16.97% 16.92% Total Capital Ratio 18.22% 18.17% Tier 1 Leverage Ratio 11.24% 11.06% OTHER DATA Full Time Equivalent Employees (FTE's) 14 14 Stock Price Range (For the Three Months Ended): High $ 27.25 $ 25.50 Low $ 25.50 $ 24.10 Close $ 27.25 $ 25.50