First Choice Bank

17785 Center Court Dr N
Cerritos, CA 90703

 

2019 Overview

General Bank Information

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 57966
Date Established 2005
Assets $1.65 billion
Loans $1.28 billion
Deposits $1.22 billion
Capital $0.26 billion

First Choice Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Cerritos, CA. It was founded in 2005 and has approximately $1.65 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 6 branches.

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

Deposit Rates - September 18, 2019

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

Savings and Money Market Rates APY MIN MAX
Money Market
0.10% $2,500 $9,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Money Market
0.10% $10,000 $99,999 Learn MoreShow Less
CD Rates APY MIN MAX
3 Mo CD
0.20% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
3 Mo CD
0.20% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
6 Mo CD
0.35% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
6 Mo CD
0.35% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
0.40% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
0.40% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
18 Mo CD
0.60% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
18 Mo CD
0.60% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
24 Mo CD
0.60% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
24 Mo CD
0.60% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
36 Mo CD
0.70% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
36 Mo CD
0.70% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
48 Mo CD
0.85% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
48 Mo CD
0.85% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less
60 Mo CD
1.11% $10,000 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
60 Mo CD
1.11% $100,000 $249,999 Learn MoreShow Less

Fixed IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
Fixed IRA
0.35% $10,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
Variable IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
Var IRA
0.10% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Int Ckg
0.05% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates - September 18, 2019

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

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Financial Details

First Choice Bank Ratio Analysis

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

Texas Ratio
First Choice Bank U.S. Bank Average
0.7% 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, First Choice Bank had $1,917,000 in non-current loans and $0 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $261,828,000 in equity and $11,426,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 0.7%.

Return on Equity
First Choice Bank U.S. Bank Average
11.2% 9.47%

First Choice Bank has a Return on Equity of 11.2% 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.

Capitalization
First Choice Bank U.S. Bank Average
15.85% 12.49%

First Choice Bank has a Capitalization of 15.85% 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.

First Choice Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of March 31, 2019, First Choice Bank had assets of $1,651,443,000, loans of $1,280,298,000, and deposits of $1,215,541,000. 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
ASSETS
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $0.21 billion
Interest-bearing balances $0.20 billion
Total securities $0.04 billion
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $0.00 billion
Net loans and leases $1.28 billion
Loan loss allowance $0.01 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 $0.08 billion
All other assets $0.03 billion
     Total Assets $1.39 billion
LIABILITIES
Total deposits $1.22 billion
      Interest-bearing deposits $0.68 billion
      Deposits held in domestic offices $1.22 billion
      % insured (estimated) 49.87%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $0.02 billion
Trading liabilities $0.00 billion
Other borrowed funds $0.15 billion
Subordinated debt $0.00 billion
All other liabilities $0.01 billion
      Total Liabilities $1.39 billion
      Shareholders’ Equity $0.26 billion

Summary Income Statement

March 31, 2019
INCOME AND EXPENSES
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 $0.01 billion
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $0.01 billion

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in First Choice Bank’s loan portfolio are Commercial Real Estate, Commercial and Industrial Loans, and Construction and Development Loans.

Compared to other banks in California, First Choice Bank has a significantly higher percent of Construction and Development 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.

%
Loans
%
Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 15.99
Multifamily
Mortgages
1.40
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 0.00
Small Business Loans 8.40
Construction and Development Loans 16.16
Commercial Real Estate 46.48
Commercial and Industrial Loans 20.24
Farm Loans 0.00

Frequently Asked Questions About First Choice Bank

Branches and Savings

Is First Choice Bank FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #57966.

Why does First Choice Bank pay such low interest on savings accounts?

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Why are First Choice Bank CD rates not competitive?

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Is First Choice Bank a commercial bank?

Yes

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Products

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Background on The Bank

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