MILLERSBURG, Pa., April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Penn”) (NASDAQ: MPB), the parent company of Mid Penn Bank (the “Bank”) and MPB Financial Services, LLC, today reported net income to common shareholders (earnings) for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 of $9,312,000 or $1.11 per common share basic and $1.10 per share diluted, compared to earnings of $3,818,000 or $0.45 per common share basic and diluted for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. The diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 reflect an increase of 144 percent compared to the earnings per share for the same period in the prior year, and represents a record high level of quarterly earnings for Mid Penn. Mid Penn also reported total assets of $3,382,038,000 as of March 31, 2021, reflecting an increase of $383,090,000 or 13 percent compared to total assets of $2,998,948,000 as of December 31, 2020.
Tangible book value per common share, a non-GAAP measure that is regularly reported in the banking industry and the most directly comparable non-GAAP measure to book value per share, favorably increased to $23.42 as of March 31, 2021, compared to $22.39 as of December 31, 2020 and $20.18 as of March 31, 2020. The GAAP measure of book value per share also favorably increased to $31.37 as of March 31, 2021, compared to $30.37 at December 31, 2020 and $28.23 as of March 31, 2020. Please refer to the section included herein under the heading “Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures (Unaudited)” for a discussion of our use of non-GAAP adjusted financial information, which includes tables reconciling GAAP and non-GAAP adjusted financial measures for these and certain other periods ended from March 31, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
Included in total assets as of March 31, 2021 are $590,035,000 of Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans, net of deferred fees, with this total being comprised of (i) $335,589,000 of PPP 2021 loans, net of deferred fees, originated during the first quarter of 2021; and (ii) $254,446,000 of PPP 2020 loans, net of deferred fees, originated during 2020 which, as of March