Press Release

Customers Bancorp Reports Full Year 2019 Net Income up 13% Over Full Year 2018 and Fourth Quarter 2019 Net Income up 68% Over Fourth Quarter 2018

Record Q4 2019 GAAP Earnings up $10 million Over Q4 2018, and Core Earnings up $7
million

Year-end Assets Exceed $10 billion as CUBI Resumes Growth Strategy and Reaffirms Target of $3 Core EPS for 2020 and Sets Goal of $6 Core EPS for 2025

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  • Q4 2019 GAAP Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.75 and Q4 2019 Core Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.76
  • Q4 2019 Return on Average Assets of 0.97% up 37% Over Q4 2018 and Q4 2019 Pre-Tax and Pre-Provision Adjusted Return on Average Assets of 1.59% up 42% Over Q4 2018
  • Q4 2019 Net Interest Margin Expands 6 Basis Points From Q3 2019 to 2.89%
  • Customers Bank Business Banking Segment Q4 2019 Net Income Increases 27% Over Q4 2018. BankMobile Segment Moves From a Loss of $3.3 Million in Q4 2018 to a Profit of $1.7 Million in Q4 2019
  • CUBI Stock Price up 31% in 2019, Trading at only 89% of Book Value and 91% of Tangible Book Value, and 8.4x the 2020 Consensus EPS Estimate of $2.84, at Year-end 2019

Wyomissing, PA, January 22, 2020 – Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: CUBI) the parent company of Customers Bank and its operating division BankMobile (collectively “Customers” or “CUBI”), today reported record fourth quarter 2019 (“Q4 2019”) net income to common shareholders of $23.9 million, or $0.75 per diluted share, up from $23.5 million in third quarter 2019 (“Q3 2019”) and $14.2 million in fourth quarter 2018 (“Q4 2018”). Core earnings for Q4 2019 totaled $24.3 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, up from $23.0 million in Q3 2019 and $17.0 million in Q4 2018 (non-GAAP measures). Q4 2019 core earnings per diluted share was up 43% over Q4 2018 core earnings per diluted share (non-GAAP measures). Net interest margin, tax equivalent (“NIM”) (a non-GAAP measure), expanded 6 basis points during Q4 2019 to 2.89%. Full year 2019 (“FY 2019”) net income to common shareholders was $64.9 million, or $2.05 per diluted share, up from full year 2018 (“FY 2018”) net income to common shareholders of $57.2 million, or $1.78 per diluted share. Core earnings for FY 2019 totaled $71.2 million, or $2.25 per diluted share, compared to core earnings of $78.5 million, or $2.43 per diluted share, for FY 2018 (non-GAAP measures). FY 2019 NIM expanded 17 basis points to 2.75% from FY 2018 NIM of 2.58% (non-GAAP measures).

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