Peoples Bancorp Inc. reports second quarter earnings

Peoples Bancorp Inc. (“Peoples”) (NASDAQ: PEBO) recently announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Net income totaled $4.9 million for the second quarter of 2013, representing earnings per diluted share of $0.46. In comparison, net income was $5.0 million or $0.47 per diluted share for both the first quarter of 2013 and the second quarter of 2012. On a year-to-date basis, net income totaled $9.9 million, or $0.93 per diluted share, through June 30, 2013, versus $11.7 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, a year ago.

“We are pleased to report improved operating results for the second quarter and good progress toward achieving our 2013 goals,” said Chuck Sulerzyski, president and chief executive officer.