First Southwest Bank


720 Main Street
Alamosa, CO 81101
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings N.A. 1.40% →
1-Year CD N.A. 1.15% →
2-Year CD N.A. 1.26% →
5-Year CD N.A. 1.60% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 3.09% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.59% →
HELOC N.A. 2.77% →

2020 Overview

General Bank Information

First Southwest Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Alamosa, CO. It was founded in 2004 and has approximately $0.33 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 7 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 57741
Date Established 2004
Assets $ 332.97 million
Loans $ 217.87 million
Deposits $ 282.72 million
Capital $ 33.12 million

For a more detailed analysis of First Southwest 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 Southwest Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of First Southwest 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 Southwest Bank U.S. Bank Average
4.71% 6.51%

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 December 31, 2019, First Southwest Bank had $203,000 in non-current loans and $1,495,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $33,122,000 in equity and $2,905,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 4.71%.

Return on Equity
First Southwest Bank U.S. Bank Average
9.69% 9.41%

First Southwest Bank has a Return on Equity of 9.69% versus the BestCashCow average of 9.41%. 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 Southwest Bank U.S. Bank Average
9.95% 12.82%

First Southwest Bank has a Capitalization of 9.95% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.82. 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 Southwest Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of December 31, 2019, First Southwest Bank had assets of $332,974,000, loans of $217,869,000, and deposits of $282,719,000. 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

December 31, 2019
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $ 53.45 million
Interest-bearing balances $ 42.62 million
Total securities $ 46.59 million
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $ 0.50 million
Net loans and leases $ 217.87 million
Loan loss allowance $ 2.91 million
Trading account assets N.A.
Bank premises and fixed assets N.A.
Other real estate owned $ 1.50 million
Goodwill and other intangibles $ 4.27 million
All other assets $ 3.45 million
     Total Assets $ 299.85 million
Total deposits $ 282.72 million
      Interest-bearing deposits $ 213.82 million
      Deposits held in domestic offices $ 282.72 million
      % insured (estimated) 78.25%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $ 9.83 million
Trading liabilities N.A.
Other borrowed funds $ 5.92 million
Subordinated debt N.A.
All other liabilities $ 1.39 million
      Total Liabilities $ 299.85 million
      Shareholders’ Equity $ 33.12 million

Summary Income Statement

December 31, 2019
Total Interest Income $ 13.99 million
Total Interest Expense $ 1.58 million
Net interest income $ 12.41 million
Provision for loan and lease losses $ 0.08 million
Total non interest income $ 1.63 million
Total non interest expense $ 10.14 million
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $ 3.82 million

Bank Loan Profile?

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

Compared to other banks, First Southwest Bank’s loan portfolio does not show any specific loan specialty.

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 15.85
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 1.01
Small Business Loans 15.88
Construction and Development Loans 1.88
Commercial Real Estate 40.96
Commercial and Industrial Loans 15.60
Farm Loans 8.55

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