CHICAGO, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Marquette National Corporation (OTCQX: MNAT) today reported year-to-date net income of $6.6 million compared to net income of $8.4 million for the first half of 2019. Earnings per share for the first six months of 2020 were $1.51, as compared to $1.90 for the same period in 2019.
At June 30, 2020, total assets were $1.823 billion, an increase of $153 million, or 9%, compared to $1.670 billion at December 31, 2019. Total loans increased by $31 million, or 3%, to $1.233 billion compared to $1.202 billion at the end of the prior year. Total deposits increased by $126 million, or 9%, to $1.500 billion compared to $1.374 billion at the end of 2019.
Paul M. McCarthy, Chairman & CEO, said, "a higher provision for loan losses and lower appreciation of the Company's equity portfolio in 2020 were the primary reasons for the decrease in consolidated earnings for the first six months of the year."
For further information on the current financial results, see the unaudited consolidated financial statements which are available at https://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/MNAT/disclosure.
Marquette National Corporation is a diversified bank holding company and the parent of Marquette Bank, a full-service, community bank that serves the financial needs of communities in Chicagoland. The Bank has 21 branches located in Chicago, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Lemont, New Lenox, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Romeoville and Summit, Illinois.
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