Bank Independent

710 South Montgomery Avenue
Sheffield, AL 35660


2019 Overview

General Bank Information

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 16604
Date Established 1947
Assets $1.68 billion
Loans $1.26 billion
Deposits $1.40 billion
Capital $0.16 billion

Bank Independent is an FDIC insured institution located in Sheffield, AL. It was founded in 1947 and has approximately $1.68 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 28 branches.

For a more detailed analysis of Bank Independent's financial condition and a description of what these numbers mean, please visit the Financial Details section.

Deposit Rates - September 16, 2019

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

Savings and Money Market Rates APY MIN MAX
Money Market
0.11% $1 $9,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Money Market
0.11% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
3 Mo CD
0.91% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
6 Mo CD
1.72% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
Special: 7 Mo CD
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12 Mo CD
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18 Mo CD
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24 Mo CD
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36 Mo CD
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48 Mo CD
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60 Mo CD
2.51% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less

Fixed IRA
0.31% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
Special: 7 Mo FIRA
2.02% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates - September 16, 2019

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

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Bank Independent Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Bank Independent. The data is provided by the FDIC. All banks listed on are FDIC-insured. No depositor has ever lost deposits that have been within the FDIC insurance limits.

Texas Ratio
Bank Independent U.S. Bank Average
6.62% 6.94%

The Texas Ratio compares the bank’s non performing assets (non-performing loans and real estate owned) with its the bank’s tangible common equity and its loan loss reserves. A lower Texas ratio indicates better coverage of problem loans. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 1-to-1 or 100%, the less capital and reserves a bank has to absorb its loan losses.

As of March 31, 2019, Bank Independent had $10,036,000 in non-current loans and $1,542,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $159,421,000 in equity and $15,349,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 6.62%.

Return on Equity
Bank Independent U.S. Bank Average
14.03% 9.47%

Bank Independent has a Return on Equity of 14.03% versus the BestCashCow average of 9.47%. Return on equity measures how efficiently a bank is making money from its capital. A bank with a consistently high ROE can be considered well run. A bank with a consistently low ROE can be considered poorly run.

Bank Independent U.S. Bank Average
9.49% 12.49%

Bank Independent has a Capitalization of 9.49% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.49. Capitalization measures how much equity capital a bank has to underpin loans and other assets on its balance sheet. The higher the capitalization number the more secure a bank is considered.

Bank Independent Balance Sheet Analysis

As of March 31, 2019, Bank Independent had assets of $1,680,544,000, loans of $1,264,442,000, and deposits of $1,396,101,000. Long-term increases in deposits shows a bank's ability to raise funds to grow its loans and assets. Loan and asset growth may rise or fall depending on a bank's strategy for growth. Sharp rises and falls in assets, deposits, and loans can be problematic, indicating a loosening of lending standards, or financial distress leading to reduced lending. A big change in these figured can also be from a bank acquisition or merger.

Summary Balance Sheet

March 31, 2019
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $0.24 billion
Interest-bearing balances $0.21 billion
Total securities $0.05 billion
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $0.00 billion
Net loans and leases $1.26 billion
Loan loss allowance $0.02 billion
Trading account assets $0.00 billion
Bank premises and fixed assets $0.00 billion
Other real estate owned $0.00 billion
Goodwill and other intangibles $0.02 billion
All other assets $0.05 billion
     Total Assets $1.52 billion
Total deposits $1.40 billion
      Interest-bearing deposits $1.09 billion
      Deposits held in domestic offices $1.40 billion
      % insured (estimated) 69.18%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $0.01 billion
Trading liabilities $0.00 billion
Other borrowed funds $0.08 billion
Subordinated debt $0.00 billion
All other liabilities $0.04 billion
      Total Liabilities $1.52 billion
      Shareholders’ Equity $0.16 billion

Summary Income Statement

March 31, 2019
Total Interest Income $0.02 billion
Total Interest Expense $0.00 billion
Net interest income $0.02 billion
Provision for loan and lease losses $0.00 billion
Total non interest income $0.00 billion
Total non interest expense $0.02 billion
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $0.01 billion

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in Bank Independent’s loan portfolio are Commercial Real Estate, 1-4 Family Residential Loans, and Commercial and Industrial Loans.

Compared to other banks in Alabama, Bank Independent has a significantly higher percent of Multifamily Mortgages, Commercial and Industrial Loans on its balance sheet, potentially indicating a specialty in that lending area.

Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding and double categorization of some loan types. All data from the FDIC. Additional information about this table.

Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 25.54
Credit Card Loans 0.04
Consumer Auto Loans 0.45
Small Business Loans 8.60
Construction and Development Loans 12.54
Commercial Real Estate 28.62
Commercial and Industrial Loans 25.38
Farm Loans 0.06

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Is Bank Independent FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #16604.

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