Pioneer Bankshares, Inc. Announces 2013 Earnings

               Pioneer Bankshares, Inc. Announces 2013 Earnings

PR Newswire

STANLEY, Va., March 12, 2014

STANLEY, Va., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Pioneer Bankshares, Inc., (OTC
Bulletin Board: PNBI) parent company of Pioneer Bank, reported net earnings of
$2.250 million for the year-ended December 31, 2013, compared to $2.262
million for the same period last year. This represents total earnings per
share of $2.36 as of December 31, 2013 compared to $2.26 for the prior year.
The company is pleased to report this was the second consecutive year annual
income exceeded $2.2 million.

The Company had net asset growth of $1.2 million during 2013. Total loan
growth for the year ending December 31, 2013 was $1.5 million, while deposits
grew $2.2 million during the year. The Company's total capital was $22.00
million at December 31, 2013 and the institution remains in a well capitalized
position under regulatory guidelines. The Company's book value as of December
31, 2013 was $22.97 per share, as compared to a book value of $21.45 per share
as of December 31, 2012.

During 2013 the bank successfully opened a new branch facility in
Ruckersville, Virginia bringing the total number of operating offices to 7 for
the company. This new branch location has generated a large portion of the
deposit growth for the bank during 2013. The bank also continues to implement
new and innovative technology services for its customer base.

Pioneer increased its dividend payout to shareholders for 2013 to $0.67 per
share compared to $0.61 for the prior year.This represents an increase of
9.84% over the prior year.

Pioneer Bankshares, Inc. is a one-bank holding company headquartered in Page
County, Virginia. The Company's main branch and corporate office are located
in Stanley, Virginia, with other branch locations in Shenandoah, Luray,
Harrisonburg, Stanardsville, Ruckersville, and Charlottesville, Virginia. The
Bank also operates a small finance company known as Valley Finance Services, a
Division of Pioneer Bank, which specializes in consumer and auto lending.

Additional financial highlights are included in the table below.


(In thousands, except for per share information)

                                                     2013        2012
Results of Operations
Interest and dividend income                         $ 9,527     $ 9,572
Interest expense                                       745         1,147
Net interest income                                    8,782       8,425
Provision for loan losses                              551         470
Net interest income after provision for loan losses    8,231       7,955
Noninterest income                                     1,565       1,118
Noninterest expense                                    6,600       5,859
Income before income taxes                             3,196       3,214
Income tax expense                                     946         952
Net Income                                           $ 2,250     $ 2,262
Financial Condition, At Year End
Assets                                               $ 173,519   $ 172,301
Deposits                                               134,553     132,399
Loans, net of allowance                                140,483     138,707
Stockholders' Equity                                   21,978      20,421
Per Share Data
Net income per share, basic and diluted              $ 2.36      $ 2.26
Dividends per share                                    .67         .61
Book value per share                                   22.97       21.45
Performance Ratios
Return on average assets ^1                            1.30%       1.32%
Return on average equity ^1                            10.57%      10.92%
Dividend payout ratio                                  28.39%      26.83%
Average equity to average assets ^1                    12.27%      12.09%
^1Ratios are based primarily on daily average balances

SOURCE Pioneer Bankshares, Inc.

Contact: Thomas R. Rosazza, President/CEO, 540-778-2294 x6300 or Lori G.
Hassett, Vice President/CFO, 540-778-2294 x6302
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