Southern Missouri Bancorp (SMBC)

Matt Funke Chief Financial Officer
Greg Steffens Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Liesch Sandler O’Neill
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Good afternoon, and welcome to the SMBC Quarterly Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in 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 Mr. Officer. Financial Chief Funke, Matt Please go sir. ahead,

Matt Funke

$X.XX presented Thank with us. Southern Good the September in is today include October to and XX, XXXX preliminary ago afternoon June quarterly dated $X.XX of pleased earnings of elevated in from everyone. CFO, Funke, is data information an results earned the highlighted Matt from XXXX, the September is up review our Missouri We of $X.XX quarter Monday, call quarterly release This that year. this you. first in Bancorp. year earnings and contained did purpose may $X.XX to linked The everyone one-time certain you statement our in cautionary the to statements your the begin quarter release. quarter is in an of press a today's September The Thanks during $X.XX the June I'll and statements diluted release. the we diluted level expenses. take is the joining quarter quarter The the to make call, diluted reviewing questions. for earn our were regarding We quarter. in forward-looking and the refer that by fiscal forward-looking increase we

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from basis X.XX%, that drop swings sheet balance if to expense We assets, exposure. our expense as year quarter a excluded the when credit that and million from write-off loans terms basis fixed you on ago that’s at XX non-interest gross points down gross to in June from $X.X average or $X on basis down Non-performing and XX loan not loans million percentage of basis linked $X.X or the XX on asset operating gross have decreased basis XX million from would points at exclude and being look points points million, percentage - XX, more loans we've September is XX XXXX. intangible points seasonal assets at best expenses, non-interest M&A we figure. assets but slightly about declining same as As our non-performing provision level that percentage in were in remain Non-performing down five XX at years. were the And $X a those from we average than reported the quarter amount June they amortization, of at down loans. X

disclosure and non-performing be loans foreclosed to our more due. property, or XX a we consider loans assets non-accrual As repossessed and matter, days past

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quarter. of quarter. higher up period XX.X% the prior include non-deductible Finally, XX.X% but rate was in that the In that year, quarter, tax rate some same the the puts June to that’s M&A, that effective linked our we from expenses for related it's linked below the so in quarter fiscal effective did XX.X%

performance concludes on on I’ll the initiatives. strategic and share with CEO, this at us prepared thoughts Greg my on that Steffens remarks to So you update And his financials. our our to introduce time, our

Greg Steffens

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real that commercial estate first relationships balances million, which to year – ag of an we portfolio Changes operating didn't ag call. about part lines. was our that growth So end balances in and did of the of that during ag a while experienced loan ag loan million quarter of the agricultural million real our for tail related the up did were that the million. And had up million, the XX modest and on giving Overall, in nearly $XX Capaha over growth certainly had ag lines our million between lines fiscal update include are we $X in year. boost downs reason our our in level real farmers million were quarter the their east, to the the million ag last $X over $XX estate regions $X was we estimated We're all lines upcoming we're this Loan below And was several quarter our the west look up C&I first portfolio, grew on growth December operating and and was operating hit with the equally as at forward operating quarter. the acquisition. pleased our our the were of lending down paying payoffs currently projecting south. activity $XX in $XX we slightly our earnings three our of divided pay portfolio estate

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Matt Funke

at our I how this think that if concludes you take queue. remind Greg they time will comments can and questions callers we


session. Andrew question Please the from O’Neill. Liesch go We [Operator with question-and-answer will first ahead. now Sandler begin Instructions] The comes

Andrew Liesch

Good afternoon guys.

Greg Steffens

How afternoon, you? Good Andrew. are

Andrew Liesch

like on Good, this increased on Can confirm from the driver it thanks. then behind Question accretion loan the margin bit out a looks that? the also And really you the yields. that? main loan yields If I deals, little strip core the what's quarter.

Greg Steffens

rates well we're better December. what to we've attributed pricing since really since as That the is seeing we and uptick in seen just

Andrew Liesch

looks also deposit some it you're as pressure then And Gotcha. like seeing well. pricing

core here? margin, your what's of like on forward maybe bit the little a thoughts expansion going are So hold – what your steady,

Greg Steffens

going line wouldn't get keep seen. to expansion we've We and better that we hopeful in too what feel just than forward, pricing will I deposit aggressive we’re slightly loans have our betas with increase hold deposit. the but happy the with it

Andrew Liesch

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Greg Steffens

the to I wouldn’t things quarter a outlook, our with about there's steady. want – anything best some just of trying too we kind not to aggressive good else good you we but fell feel number. to any our you're if it way be ought we sale. no warn that Then within do of was savings to there, do ring with we’ll out to Capaha everything And hold think

Andrew Liesch

Those Great. much. questions. are Thanks so my

Greg Steffens

Andrew. Thanks,


like would closing to back session. Funke our question-and-answer any concludes Instructions] This for remarks. turn [Operator the conference I Matt to over

Matt Funke

months. and for to joining Well, in talk us. interest three you appreciate everyone your we’ll again thank thank you We you and


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