Compass Bank

15 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233


General Bank Information

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 19048
Date Established 1964
Assets $83.95 billion
Loans $59.14 billion
Deposits $66.22 billion
Capital $12.11 billion

Compass Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Birmingham, AL. It was founded in 1964 and has approximately $83.95 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 680 branches.

For a more detailed analysis of Compass Bank'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 Compass Bank’s loan portfolio are Commercial and Industrial Loans, 1-4 Family Residential Loans, and Commercial Real Estate.

Compared to other banks in Alabama, Compass Bank has a significantly higher percent of Credit Card Loans, 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 27.67
Credit Card Loans 0.98
Consumer Auto Loans 5.02
Small Business Loans 1.99
Construction and Development Loans 3.87
Commercial Real Estate 16.84
Commercial and Industrial Loans 30.19
Farm Loans 0.02

Deposit Rates

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

3 Mo CD 10K
0.05% $1 - Learn MoreShow Less
6 Mo CD 10K
0.10% $1 - Learn MoreShow Less
Savings Rates APY MIN MAX
Fixed IRA 0K
0.10% $1 - Learn MoreShow Less
Special: 12 Mo FIRA
1.25% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
Special: 15 Mo FIRA
1.40% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
Variable IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
Var IRA 0K
0.65% $1 - Learn MoreShow Less
0.05% $1 $9,999 Learn MoreShow Less
0.05% $10,000 $19,999 Learn MoreShow Less
0.05% $20,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Special: INTCK
0.50% $1 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
0.03% $1 $1,999 Learn MoreShow Less
0.03% $2,000 $9,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Checking Rates APY MIN FEE
ClearConnect Checking 0.00% $0 $0.00 Learn MoreShow Less
Interest Checking 0.00% $5,000 $25.00 Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Home Equity Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment
Auto Loan Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment
6 Year 3.39% 3.39% $384.22 Learn MoreShow Less

Monthly payments for mortgage products are based on a loan amount of $200,000. Home equity monthly payments are based on a loan amount of $50,000. Auto loan monthly payments are based on a loan amount of $25,000. Rates for each product are based on a variety of factors including credit score and loan amount. For specific requirements please check with the lender. Rates may change at any time.


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Financial Details

Compass Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Compass Bank. 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
Compass Bank U.S. Bank Average
6.53% 8.45

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 June 30, 2017, Compass Bank had $820,716,000 in non-current loans and $22,965,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $12,108,328,000 in equity and $816,952,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 6.53%. 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
Compass Bank U.S. Bank Average
4.33% 8.58

Compass Bank has a Return on Equity of 4.33% versus the BestCashCow average of 8.58. 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.

Compass Bank U.S. Bank Average
14.42% 12.11

Compass Bank has a Capitalization of 14.42% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.11. 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.

Compass Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of June 30, 2017, Compass Bank had assets of $83,946,716,000, loans of $59,138,766,000, and deposits of $66,222,248,000. 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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Compass Bank

Branches and Savings

Is Compass Bank FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #19048.

Why does Compass Bank pay such low interest on savings accounts?

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Why are Compass Bank CD rates not competitive?

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Background on The Bank

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Customer Reviews for Compass Bank

  • cachimama

    July 06, 2016

    CDs 12 Month Rates

    Some of personal on the Bank in Grandteras CA are lack to be desired to do business, never on time and lair's.

  • Max

    June 08, 2016

    CDs 12 Month Rates

    This rate still good, online only and only personal no business

  • Kosher22

    April 18, 2016

    CDs 12 Month Rates

    Rate ended 4/1/16 according to Compass

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