Bank of the Sierra

90 North Main Street
Porterville, CA 93257


General Bank Information

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 22597
Date Established 1978
Assets $2.08 billion
Loans $1.29 billion
Deposits $1.79 billion
Capital $0.25 billion

Bank of the Sierra is an FDIC insured institution located in Porterville, CA. It was founded in 1978 and has approximately $2.08 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 33 branches.

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

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in Bank of the Sierra’s loan portfolio are Commercial Real Estate, 1-4 Family Residential Loans, and Small Business Loans.

Compared to other banks in California, Bank of the Sierra has a significantly higher percent of Farm 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 14.95
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 0.10
Small Business Loans 11.98
Construction and Development Loans 7.05
Commercial Real Estate 41.59
Commercial and Industrial Loans 8.99
Farm Loans 4.22

Savings Rates

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

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Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
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0.05% $1 $2,499 Learn MoreShow Less
Int Ckg 2.5K
0.08% $2,500 - Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates

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There are currently no loan rates available for Bank of the Sierra

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Financial Details

Bank of the Sierra Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Bank of the Sierra. 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 of the Sierra U.S. Bank Average
3.02% 8.87%

The Texas Ratio compares the amount of loans at risk and the amount of owned real estate with the amount a bank has on hand to cover any losses. As of March 31, 2017, Bank of the Sierra had $5,653,000 in non-current loans and $2,091,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $247,456,000 in equity and $9,230,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 3.02%. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 100% and over, the less capital and reserves a bank has to absorb its loan losses.

Return on Equity
Bank of the Sierra U.S. Bank Average
8.4% 8.39%

Bank of the Sierra has a Return on Equity of 8.4% versus the BestCashCow average of 8.39%. 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 of the Sierra U.S. Bank Average
11.91% 11.94%

Bank of the Sierra has a Capitalization of 11.91% versus the BestCashCow average of 11.94%. 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 of the Sierra Balance Sheet Analysis

As of June 30, 2017, Bank of the Sierra had assets of $2,077,312,000, loans of $1,292,777,000, and deposits of $1,794,515,000. 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.

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