Howard Bancorp, Inc. Added to the Prestigious ABA NASDAQ Community Bank Index

  Howard Bancorp, Inc. Added to the Prestigious ABA NASDAQ Community Bank
  Index

Business Wire

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. -- December 20, 2012

Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HBMD) announced today that it has been added to
the ABA NASDAQ Community Bank Index. The index includes approximately 400
community banks with more than $125 billion in market capitalization.

“We are enthusiastic about being included in the ABA NASDAQ Index. We believe
being part of the Index will bring our company added visibility and
recognition on Wall Street,” said Chairman and CEO Mary Ann Scully. “Our
primary subsidiary, Howard Bank was established in 2004 and is well-known in
our own community for meeting the financial needs of the market we serve; now
our company we will become better known among investors and stock analysts.”

Howard Bancorp is a bank holding company with total assets of $368 million as
of September 30, 2012. Its principal operating subsidiary, Howard Bank,
located in Ellicott City, MD, is a growth-focused community bank serving
businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area
through five full service branches and also a regional office in Annapolis,
MD.

Howard Bank is a proud member of the American Bankers Association, the
nation’s premier bank trade association representing banks of all charters and
sizes on issues of national importance for financial institutions and their
customers. Intraday pricing of the Index and each of the companies on the
Index, including Howard Bancorp, is available daily through the American
Bankers Association website at www.aba.com and other financial data vendors
such as Bloomberg and Yahoo.

Contact:

Howard Bancorp, Inc.
George C. Coffman, Chief Financial Officer, 410-750-0020
or visit our website at www.howardbank.com
 
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