AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) _ Provident Bancorp Inc. (PVBC) on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.5 million.
The bank, based in Amesbury, Massachusetts, said it had earnings of 27 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $13.8 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $11.7 million, which topped Street forecasts.
Provident Bancorp shares have increased 29% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Friday, shares hit $28.04, an increase of 1% in the last 12 months.