First Option Bank


601 Main Street
Osawatomie, KS 66064
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings N.A. 0.85% →
1-Year CD N.A. 0.70% →
2-Year CD N.A. 0.80% →
5-Year CD N.A. 1.15% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.72% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.36% →
HELOC N.A. 2.79% →

2021 Overview

General Bank Information

First Option Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Osawatomie, KS. It was founded in 1923 and has approximately $0.54 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 5 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 4746
Date Established 1923
Assets $ 536.18 million
Loans $ 248.45 million
Deposits $ 489.04 million
Capital $ 45.06 million

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

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Financial Details

First Option Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of First Option 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
First Option Bank U.S. Bank Average
0.91% 5.29%

The Texas Ratio compares the bank’s non performing assets (non-performing loans and real estate owned) with its 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, 2021, First Option Bank had $433,000 in non-current loans and $0 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $45,055,000 in equity and $2,742,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 0.91%.

Return on Equity
First Option Bank U.S. Bank Average
18.81% 11.43%

First Option Bank has a Return on Equity of 18.81% versus the BestCashCow average of 11.43%. 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.

First Option Bank U.S. Bank Average
8.4% 11.51%

First Option Bank has a Capitalization of 8.4% versus the BestCashCow average of 11.51. 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 Option Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of March 31, 2021, First Option Bank had assets of $536,175,000, loans of $248,450,000, and deposits of $489,039,000. 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, 2021
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $ 30.13 million
Interest-bearing balances $ 23.74 million
Total securities $ 239.69 million
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase N.A.
Net loans and leases $ 248.45 million
Loan loss allowance $ 2.74 million
Trading account assets N.A.
Bank premises and fixed assets N.A.
Other real estate owned N.A.
Goodwill and other intangibles $ 0.95 million
All other assets $ 9.98 million
     Total Assets $ 491.12 million
Total deposits $ 489.04 million
      Interest-bearing deposits $ 333.80 million
      Deposits held in domestic offices $ 489.04 million
      % insured (estimated) 63.59%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements N.A.
Trading liabilities N.A.
Other borrowed funds N.A.
Subordinated debt N.A.
All other liabilities $ 2.08 million
      Total Liabilities $ 491.12 million
      Shareholders’ Equity $ 45.06 million

Summary Income Statement

March 31, 2021
Total Interest Income $ 4.16 million
Total Interest Expense $ 0.30 million
Net interest income $ 3.86 million
Provision for loan and lease losses $ 0.02 million
Total non interest income $ 1.81 million
Total non interest expense $ 3.54 million
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $ 2.11 million

Bank Loan Profile?

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

Compared to other banks in Kansas, First Option Bank has a significantly higher percent of 1-4 Family Residential 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 47.59
Credit Card Loans 0.33
Consumer Auto Loans 2.67
Small Business Loans 0.00
Construction and Development Loans 5.93
Commercial Real Estate 18.11
Commercial and Industrial Loans 12.58
Farm Loans 1.49

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