Great Western Bancorp (GWB)

Seth Artz Head of Investor Relations
Mark Borrecco President & Chief Executive Officer
Pete Chapman Chief Financial Officer
Steve Yose Chief Credit Officer
Terry McEvoy Stephens
Jeff Rulis D.A. Davidson
Jon Arfstrom RBC Capital Markets
Andrew Liesch Piper Sandler
Damon DelMonte KBW
Janet Lee JPMorgan
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Good morning, and welcome to the Great Western Bancorp First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Earnings Announcement and Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. [Operator instructions] After today’s presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Seth Artz, Head of Investor Relations. ahead. go Please

Seth Artz

and Andrew, Thank good you, morning.

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Mark Borrecco

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Pete Chapman

Thanks, everybody. Mark, morning good and

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that rate beyond Our of $X.X billion XX more loans loan XX% to portfolio yielding billion make these $X.X by than yield X.XX%. portfolio of fixed loans PPP. Together reached loan yielding of continues X.XX%, loans $X.X X.X% billion be days and floors yielding up have supported repriced excluding variable of our

at the million from X. an improvement $XX.X quarter. in prior million, Looking income was Total loss the $X slide non-interest

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portfolio such we to resulting in quarter and certain decreased X, concentration have was net CECL. hotels. the improved of $XXX end ACL summary in slide of $XXX ACL to the begin from million million an due risk adjustments by the Moving At in The million unemployment to $XX impact to of the loan one segments allowance day adopting qualitative quarter. million related charge-offs assumptions $XXX a partially increase offset as showing to

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loans provide key you an I'll In million $XX the Chief Steve. addition asset to Over to call hand Steve and the our PPP update were now on period. metrics given to Credit over credit Officer quality during metrics. you, of Yose

Steve Yose

Thank Pete. everyone. And you, good morning

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Mark Borrecco

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The go from Terry comes ahead. Instructions] Please question first Stephens. McEvoy [Operator of

Terry McEvoy

guys. Hey, Good morning.

Mark Borrecco

Good morning.

Pete Chapman

Good morning, Terry.

Terry McEvoy

is, occurred? spectrum you. the the any after we you start or middle Any the did could about these just of hotel and properties could just were of road? you. distressed-type I'm if from when be loan before? Thank you if buyers? change on Steve, Maybe, these more portfolio loans, quality talk the pricing And then maybe how the the of last And helpful. hotel interest sale transactions of there change, level Could think maybe comment color part the vaccine you with about would your curious, pricing

Steve Yose

criticized question, say classified the part last Well I that on in your declining we those or of were would focused trends. either

our not So focus we on -- properties. more they're nonaccrual, did of but more they distressed were

focused end market also on concentrations. We

sell went and on higher buyers focused hospitality really seeing where focused on distressed had we anywhere we loan So loans. if loans. the much not that a properties could were those, some as concentration to the we felt We we performing as of

a able and the over And will take we of we've the to sale discount. announced, look potential When we performing. did see more at to a sale. if much far been had found pursuing consummate we as XX too nonaccrual need on for not big loan days if say were well they hotel the I vaccine So not being to quickly things was that to after as accelerated this

So I I pricing on the did different in of accelerate wasn't particular any really, the because prior if sale did don't but because it vaccine the the those I the significantly us. think interest help vaccine pricing know announcement helps it do discussion properties. the believe to

Terry McEvoy

Thanks maybe a question for Mark for then that And or Pete. Steve.

in of things and on how small focus thinking to couple XXXX. about spending Is last hires spending we've Just there operational going to and like specialization relates and some heard come? then, how impact and some more The XXXX? alignment the that Thanks. business. And expenses in about to the is quarters that

Pete Chapman

there. budgets Look up I spending think and usually up finalize I you'll see year. lined the little in we're said, as little just slower for pick people Terry, Yes. a as QX a get

look tick to So still expect up. I'd

think rate. we've XX% I XXs sort XX% as previously, sort run of of low to of a said sort

So projects come it's going year. run the is the that the feel investment certainly feel rate. a got for within make manageable we we of next up quarters, we're on in couple range running to and but that still will We've of sort manageable some

Mark Borrecco

some I be And But I start of with Yes. think these what only also feel jobs. employees client do we their able we to rework make the improve do to experience, we make we it improve can technology, will back as have. to the easier as we as more comes into for we for that some of me our comfortable our that the processes, is do Terry, things investments, focus not

us growth without our see And massive with again will will in do to that a overall us increase that that fuel future help more having those so investments spending. help and

Terry McEvoy

you. Thank Great.


of Davidson. ahead. question Next Jeff D.A. Please comes go Rulis from

Jeff Rulis

Thanks, morning. good

Mark Borrecco

Jeff. morning, Good

Jeff Rulis

Maybe a question for Pete.

if X Is it recoveries down to margin points looks recoveries figure like the maybe you outlook? etch margin core in linked the basis and quarter. -- accretion that the just if anticipated more On are speak and/or

Pete Chapman

Look Steve probably not -- sorry. Jeff

obviously In terms hard recoveries are predict. of recoveries, to

a then forecast, some, I hopefully in in to get trend just pretty would certainly terms down general hard think. there. just they're I'd And So put of a see margin tick but

this as with those at, where will we'll sheet by PPP once driven loans mix the slightly part of the just more next think sort just expect of again to think quarter as assumption I forgiven I'd the continue quarter here at is cash -- softer of will a quarter in is, moment, that be tick I next the investment up see and a softer of drive sort well. margin the which to in levels balance

Jeff Rulis

for thoughts think And Do number. the check? just Okay. -- year as those on net -- -- guess you level do balance the versus the start there? charge-offs Great. volatility And gears the reserve on the of track interested any I at this -- looking some at those kind here you balance fiscal healthy switching but in pretty of to Thanks. relatively release provision, reserves, in a

Pete Chapman

help in this driver jump get levels one. a provisioning the need I'll will over Look I as be we NPAs and But year but course get Jeff. to well Steve to with big That think, the down obviously Steve? of of

Steve Yose

we're we at at uncertainty at this the of economy cycle. where part as what you there's looked the of believe look is mix our in and I of portfolio still our

we are in look the at with as those definitely our to hopefully that we we the look But CECL level of if looked loans loans be at in of you will able where improve allowance. our allowance within at go to coverage the we factors and nonaccrual to qualitative nonaccrual reserve. able our point, Pete's So

Jeff Rulis

Thanks. right. All

Steve Yose

Thanks Jeff.


The next comes RBC Capital of ahead. Please Markets. Arfstrom question Jon go from

Jon Arfstrom

morning. good Thanks,

Steve Yose

Good morning.

Jon Arfstrom

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of you curious kind can? just all of script I'm off you if how about So it feel

Steve Yose

touchy when look we one future the Chief as had as right -- that feely returns. And institution to a risk-adjusted at to -- Officer, it's we've things the and very question. get always Credit fun big comes get those comfortable too the with positive But cultural as feel don't it of I often. I Well I is change believe growth, at not as and is always credit risk growth, we the look way it I look and the are right an putting at on. bringing risk loans how how we just loan but the look we at

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huge the strides So made culturally. I feel we've months last six in

think in seen improving we've We of in the improving trends. two ag well. because to I as quarter. quality we anticipate stable saw quarters mix next of agribusiness, our book this do We asset also that anticipate the

encouraged very book. I'm our agribusiness in So

to I'm more that more our strategic another But really good area focused We're portfolio. at is looking can portfolio at trying that than sales. as the looking vaccine months and other over loan to rather very next we portfolio hotel time much sale we because the derisk portfolio. about the an are we hotel big right-size and that of six future I how not feel things of look we encouraged and portfolio As at our look

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very point, this feel and about I change. comfortable So our positive at cultural

need to focused just to improve quarter-by-quarter. we stay Now and continue

Jon Arfstrom

for helps. difficult complicates in your it. Okay. a to I CECL That then like yours for where know nonperforming But you an And bigger be level eyes? bank term? picture and term, a you. Longer acceptable maybe it's question another would reserve what's question like in longer

Steve Yose

down I at And if there similar-sized, And look when mid-tier think you moved bank balance. a -- prior my Well to XX from we good I I points. non-accrual a institution. came that's basis non-accrual at -- loans

go ways we to So there. long I a have go to mean

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Jon Arfstrom

to in they signs growth? do kind going lot markets? might other on see we resumption this just in there one the work Mark. I thing any I Steve's and of And was Thanks. to growth the I pivot But when you know think up. are That's of credit But part fees, of and things. expenses you've done because a some Mark, to kind is and of line your think life change all

Mark Borrecco

Sure. Yes.

answer – the a I'll from think I first. second part

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next in as would I growth, us workouts, loan portfolio. derisk to have loan as would far sheet, As as we focused the continue expect erosion continue to that to see to to overall our say have, it continued hotel continue two to the quarters, balance for I we relates as balances, our

the for And things And quarters, numbers would I I the to next would after have expect to back see then to We've pipelines focus to go have to two that and I and see those of generation us for to say encouraged expect I business. so an quarters start organization. internal so would are this had back down. need today grow to by that. improving we two asset those get I'm

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Jon Arfstrom

Thanks. those hopefully Good. of issues credit on Okay. rest. seeing you. Thank congrats some And

Mark Borrecco

Thank you.


question of Andrew Piper next Please. from comes The Sandler. Liesch

Andrew Liesch

morning. everyone. Good this Nice derisking Hey, of here. some to see

continue Where kind good want theme casino year? a move level, we just same now XX% a to through the concentration as loans, Just the with of and down mix hotel the good that about for do think to portfolio. here book of the on is you the

Steve Yose

So in portfolio the $XXX like million. longer under term see to I that would

few – that like the would portfolio long next over quarters under like to a period over be So overnight $XXX and million as of but wouldn't basically. we we be time have that term

Andrew Liesch

book couple in we it the see like sounds it portfolio like do in growth couple optimism of should what quarters. types. here good think it next there's might of the sounds by of runoffs continued loan in And you that quarters? But it. next some be Got – we'll Where other see masked

Steve Yose

but continued quality have And wouldn't of a there a we And of lot growth in still focus got agribusiness. Western I is agribusiness continued in improved focus asset also anticipate we'd we've agribusiness. Great say Bank. Well

hopeful business, Mark to a some might course our as But focus on the be business that And I on areas initiatives on we're well. growth we'll continue of other So small of will more place views portfolio. and think we'll then small that focus. other with have that

Mark Borrecco


I Great growth I book think the the ag, at and but overwhelm, I have Steve again it expect some and initiatives focus the that as and mentioned, a I at at see we to to there. on that of the growth. to consistent to C&I look C&I be Nothing growing, look focus relates would Western. some moderate sector

more owner-occupied just overall as then real And that. in well. estate growth expect would I so And

see to So get growth. continue that's want our to I help where sectors three those again or fuel and segments business to three back future see to those start us

Andrew Liesch

recognize helpful. the I in some industry guys to seem right ratio reserve of out non-performers And it's I highest That's worked going down. need be guess you back now. there's then reserved. well that uncertainty just But Okay. the to credit there the of and still the pretty And one level

on I'm this the even near to just why million commentary level – So would forward? need going provision $XX any stay

Pete Chapman

mean? in Oh P&L the Andrew as charge you

Andrew Liesch

provisioning quarters. coming smaller Yes, it opportunities the in much for seems like there's

Pete Chapman

think to that. Look few too hope, we're back but I so early victory on a certainly away getting the normal. to We'd still declare from world quarters

we early one. that maybe few revisit on Andrew, hope little declare but a so that. Obviously, a to So can we quarters

Andrew Liesch

the I’ll taking Thanks All right. for step question. back.

Mark Borrecco

Thanks, Andrew.


from comes Damon question next The Please DelMonte go. KBW. of

Damon DelMonte

Hey, hope good today. I morning, guys. is everybody dong well

kind So loan question of PPP forgiveness curious just on your my first process.

overall of kind the of than your others. as which was think seeing you quarter, percentage $XX loans a a like forgiven PPP I what during with guys we're lower as noted were loans lot million of

during what that your curious experiences some with quarter. were So, kind of last the just of on

Pete Chapman

Look get Yeah. just little slow to going. a

look XX% at $XXX,XXX. you balance in is that below If Damon about category though our loan

we've feedback off to that So is from like required. customers of advising and firms the level the the lower are was lot CPA of forgiveness documentation got a until hold just –

lot Damon. think quite of So be to I drove you honest with that a it

So bit hopefully, it this up little quarter. picks here a

Damon DelMonte

it. Got

little then Okay. quarters? of few go can your we bit expectations Thanks. next the on for a That perspective makes income give And Pete, just as fee sense. you through

Pete Chapman

I will strong unseasonably are volumes to just rates. Mortgage still think lower hold due up Look, Damon. it

last maybe at but that So fee think the as I in least of other the the well as quarters, income will we've in hold seen couple pickup item. not line

So don't look huge I growth think see you'll there.

seasonally, I quarter. hold Just it certainly, will this in gets well. it little in bit think slower here a But pretty

Damon DelMonte

right. Thank very you All much. Great.

Pete Chapman

you. Thank


from Please The next question comes of ahead. Janet JPMorgan. go Lee

Janet Lee

a in Good morning. asking question have this that On way. reserves other different I feel I'm asked like people

be that. reserve or would reserves, several see levels So in with comfortable apologize it that more releases But reserves? might What to we on you being release accompanied steeper to like that NPA of for in order for be step kind it quarters NPAs order a – step see away us sounds down that. and in for before down be releasing

Steve Yose

about coverage – have we X.XX. Well, at is if you non-accruals those of our our look

happens we think we'll successful and with have or loans is hotel go mean, concert have nonaccruals. just other nonaccrual to reserve nonaccruals. example relationship a at we're I issues by it those I think also taking five reducing in that larger in quarters, next And look think, see But some if economy what but in really I nonaccruals, we approach in the loans, driven the would for others just that. are like do four careful we too in the to will two those improvement are I impact that. the

success those well make can loans secured. are on they we if So

an have updated We appraisal.

So are not exposure do we lot loss of encouraged that, a we see there.

as improvement that turned we'll show that's So the we hope reduce corner. portfolio is those when we've our that in feel and hotel a

Janet Lee

on Great. loan growth. Thanks. also And

the more growth that be intermediate the plan relatively color upside of liquidity? deployment your more So around excess term. what's provide it modest Can loan with term over appears near around over you will the just

Pete Chapman

a a to Yes. bit a elevated perspective term for of sense would couple make We've to as quarters little here those. next but well. Certainly, us from borrowings of doesn't be lot balance got Janet, FHLB expect the it left, really of sheet I prepay

next quarters' we've a and softer off of carry look redeploying for deposits any that levels here volumes a higher Mark couple of here quarters be So loan before as that in liquidity we'll got, as cost more time. of run are just really couple said expected little the elevated that carry really to certainly

Janet Lee

Great. Thanks.

Just follow-up me. one for

paying you and on elaborate improved of on deployment Thanks. can the given potential the for So plans for you a industry your guys well, just outlook as again including repurchases? more capital share credit or dividend

Pete Chapman

this Yeah. Janet. plans Look stage, no at

in probably the are with As elevated like more and NPAs consistent we'd still said so provisioning discussion. substandard my I than comments,

sort capital here. metrics move actions any we those forward improve on of before see Let's

Janet Lee

you. Thank right. All

Pete Chapman

Thank you.


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Mark Borrecco

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