Peoples Bank


518 West C Street
Newton, NC 28658
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings 0.10% 1.20% →
1-Year CD 0.05% 1.10% →
2-Year CD 0.90% 1.15% →
5-Year CD 1.41% 1.56% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 3.09% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.59% →
HELOC N.A. 2.77% →

2020 Overview

General Bank Information

Peoples Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Newton, NC. It was founded in 1912 and has approximately $1.24 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 23 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 5956
Date Established 1912
Assets $ 1,243.55 million
Loans $ 878.60 million
Deposits $ 988.62 million
Capital $ 143.40 million

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

Deposit Rates - August 5, 2020

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

Savings and Money Market Rates APY MIN MAX
0.10% $2,500 $4,999 Learn More
Money Market
0.33% $25,000 $29,999 Learn More
6 Mo CD
0.05% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
6 Mo CD
0.05% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
12 Mo CD
0.05% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
12 Mo CD
0.05% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
18 Mo CD
0.05% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
18 Mo CD
0.10% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
24 Mo CD
0.20% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
24 Mo CD
0.90% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
30 Mo CD
0.20% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
30 Mo CD
0.95% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
36 Mo CD
0.30% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
36 Mo CD
1.06% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
48 Mo CD
0.40% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
48 Mo CD
1.21% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More
60 Mo CD
0.50% $10,000 $14,999 Learn More
60 Mo CD
1.41% $100,000 $199,999 Learn More

Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Int Ckg
0.05% $1 $99 Learn MoreShow Less
Int Ckg
0.05% $2,500 $3,499 Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates - August 5, 2020

Your Current Location: Connecticut, CT 06828

There are currently no loan rates available for Peoples Bank

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Featured - Connecticut 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates 2020

Lender APR Rate (%) Points Fees Monthly
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NMLS ID: 2890
License#: 13256
2.930% 2.875% 0.75 $1,762 $1,038 Learn More

Featured - Connecticut Home Equity Line Of Credit Rates 2020

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Third Federal Savings and Loans
Third Federal Savings and Loans
2.990 %
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Financial Details

Peoples Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Peoples 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
Peoples Bank U.S. Bank Average
2.64% 6.94%

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, 2020, Peoples Bank had $4,000,000 in non-current loans and $0 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $143,403,000 in equity and $8,112,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 2.64%.

Return on Equity
Peoples Bank U.S. Bank Average
7.13% 7.80%

Peoples Bank has a Return on Equity of 7.13% versus the BestCashCow average of 7.80%. 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.

Peoples Bank U.S. Bank Average
11.53% 12.68%

Peoples Bank has a Capitalization of 11.53% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.68. 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.

Peoples Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of March 31, 2020, Peoples Bank had assets of $1,243,545,000, loans of $878,601,000, and deposits of $988,623,000. 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, 2020
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $ 66.87 million
Interest-bearing balances $ 20.71 million
Total securities $ 201.26 million
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $ 36.65 million
Net loans and leases $ 878.60 million
Loan loss allowance $ 8.11 million
Trading account assets N.A.
Bank premises and fixed assets N.A.
Other real estate owned N.A.
Goodwill and other intangibles N.A.
All other assets $ 41.79 million
     Total Assets $ 1,100.14 million
Total deposits $ 988.62 million
      Interest-bearing deposits $ 614.88 million
      Deposits held in domestic offices $ 988.62 million
      % insured (estimated) 69.56%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $ 28.54 million
Trading liabilities N.A.
Other borrowed funds $ 70.00 million
Subordinated debt N.A.
All other liabilities $ 12.98 million
      Total Liabilities $ 1,100.14 million
      Shareholders’ Equity $ 143.40 million

Summary Income Statement

March 31, 2020
Total Interest Income $ 12.24 million
Total Interest Expense $ 0.91 million
Net interest income $ 11.33 million
Provision for loan and lease losses $ 1.52 million
Total non interest income $ 4.60 million
Total non interest expense $ 11.29 million
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $ 3.11 million

Bank Loan Profile?

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

Compared to other banks in North Carolina, Peoples Bank has a significantly higher percent of Small Business 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 35.00
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 0.18
Small Business Loans 16.76
Construction and Development Loans 12.06
Commercial Real Estate 34.31
Commercial and Industrial Loans 10.55
Farm Loans 0.12

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Is Peoples Bank FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #5956.

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