FirstBank Puerto Rico

1519 Ave Ponce De Leon
Santurce, PR 00909


2019 Overview

General Bank Information

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 30387
Date Established 1949
Assets $12.37 billion
Loans $8.85 billion
Deposits $9.11 billion
Capital $2.24 billion

FirstBank Puerto Rico is an FDIC insured institution located in Santurce, PR. It was founded in 1949 and has approximately $12.37 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 80 branches.

For a more detailed analysis of FirstBank Puerto Rico'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
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FirstBank Puerto Rico Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of FirstBank Puerto Rico. 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
FirstBank Puerto Rico U.S. Bank Average
22.82% 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, FirstBank Puerto Rico had $420,360,000 in non-current loans and $129,716,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $2,235,572,000 in equity and $175,307,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 22.82%.

Return on Equity
FirstBank Puerto Rico U.S. Bank Average
7.97% 9.47%

FirstBank Puerto Rico has a Return on Equity of 7.97% 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.

FirstBank Puerto Rico U.S. Bank Average
18.08% 12.49%

FirstBank Puerto Rico has a Capitalization of 18.08% 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.

FirstBank Puerto Rico Balance Sheet Analysis

As of March 31, 2019, FirstBank Puerto Rico had assets of $12,367,251,000, loans of $8,846,259,000, and deposits of $9,112,261,000. 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
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $0.58 billion
Interest-bearing balances $0.52 billion
Total securities $2.05 billion
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $0.00 billion
Net loans and leases $8.85 billion
Loan loss allowance $0.18 billion
Trading account assets $0.00 billion
Bank premises and fixed assets $0.00 billion
Other real estate owned $0.13 billion
Goodwill and other intangibles $0.06 billion
All other assets $0.50 billion
     Total Assets $10.13 billion
Total deposits $9.11 billion
      Interest-bearing deposits $6.58 billion
      Deposits held in domestic offices $8.88 billion
      % insured (estimated) 69.00%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $0.10 billion
Trading liabilities $0.00 billion
Other borrowed funds $0.80 billion
Subordinated debt $0.00 billion
All other liabilities $0.12 billion
      Total Liabilities $10.13 billion
      Shareholders’ Equity $2.24 billion

Summary Income Statement

March 31, 2019
Total Interest Income $0.17 billion
Total Interest Expense $0.02 billion
Net interest income $0.14 billion
Provision for loan and lease losses $0.01 billion
Total non interest income $0.02 billion
Total non interest expense $0.09 billion
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $0.06 billion

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in FirstBank Puerto Rico’s loan portfolio are 1-4 Family Residential Loans, Commercial Real Estate, and Consumer Auto Loans.

Compared to other banks in , FirstBank Puerto Rico 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.

Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 35.15
Credit Card Loans 2.99
Consumer Auto Loans 11.09
Small Business Loans 1.77
Construction and Development Loans 0.93
Commercial Real Estate 25.11
Commercial and Industrial Loans 9.88
Farm Loans 0.00

Frequently Asked Questions About Firstbank Puerto Rico

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Is Firstbank Puerto Rico FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #30387.

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Customer Reviews for FirstBank Puerto Rico

  • July 31, 2017 |

    Outstanding bank, management and client service. Well run and financially very strong

  • August 23, 2016

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