Sterling Bank


1100 Sterling Drive
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings 0.20% 1.62% →
1-Year CD 1.09% 1.55% →
2-Year CD 1.25% 1.45% →
5-Year CD 1.50% 1.66% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 3.08% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.65% →
HELOC N.A. 2.77% →

2020 Overview

General Bank Information

Sterling Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Poplar Bluff, MO. It was founded in 2004 and has approximately $1.24 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 11 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 57813
Date Established 2004
Assets $ 1,242.95 million
Loans $ 928.12 million
Deposits $ 1,066.96 million
Capital $ 146.52 million

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

Deposit Rates - May 29, 2020

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Savings and Money Market Rates APY MIN MAX
0.20% $1 - Learn More
3 Mo CD
0.80% $1,000 - Learn More
6 Mo CD
0.90% $1,000 - Learn More
12 Mo CD
1.09% $1,000 - Learn More
18 Mo CD
1.20% $1 - Learn More
24 Mo CD
1.25% $1,000 - Learn More
30 Mo CD
1.30% $1 - Learn More
36 Mo CD
1.55% $1,000 - Learn More
48 Mo CD
1.40% $1,000 - Learn More
60 Mo CD
1.50% $1,000 - Learn More

Fixed IRA
1.09% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
Variable IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
1.00% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Int Ckg
0.10% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates - May 29, 2020

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

There are currently no loan rates available for Sterling Bank

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Lender APR Rate (%) Points Fees Monthly
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NMLS ID: 2890
License#: MC-3098
2.952% 2.875% 1.00 $2,485 $1,038 Learn More

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Financial Details

Sterling Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Sterling 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
Lender APR (%)? Monthly Payment? Learn More
Third Federal Savings and Loans
Third Federal Savings and Loans
2.990 %
$0 Learn More
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Sterling Bank U.S. Bank Average
2.88% 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, Sterling Bank had $4,146,000 in non-current loans and $464,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $146,522,000 in equity and $13,543,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 2.88%.

Return on Equity
Sterling Bank U.S. Bank Average
10.42% 9.41%

Sterling Bank has a Return on Equity of 10.42% 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.

Sterling Bank U.S. Bank Average
11.79% 12.82%

Sterling Bank has a Capitalization of 11.79% 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.

Sterling Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of December 31, 2019, Sterling Bank had assets of $1,242,953,000, loans of $928,115,000, and deposits of $1,066,964,000. 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 $ 180.92 million
Interest-bearing balances $ 169.04 million
Total securities $ 55.94 million
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase N.A.
Net loans and leases $ 928.12 million
Loan loss allowance $ 13.54 million
Trading account assets N.A.
Bank premises and fixed assets N.A.
Other real estate owned $ 0.46 million
Goodwill and other intangibles $ 1.42 million
All other assets $ 36.79 million
     Total Assets $ 1,096.43 million
Total deposits $ 1,066.96 million
      Interest-bearing deposits $ 968.18 million
      Deposits held in domestic offices $ 1,066.96 million
      % insured (estimated) 67.14%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $ 0.40 million
Trading liabilities N.A.
Other borrowed funds $ 24.85 million
Subordinated debt N.A.
All other liabilities $ 4.22 million
      Total Liabilities $ 1,096.43 million
      Shareholders’ Equity $ 146.52 million

Summary Income Statement

December 31, 2019
Total Interest Income $ 60.99 million
Total Interest Expense $ 18.45 million
Net interest income $ 42.54 million
Provision for loan and lease losses $ 3.43 million
Total non interest income $ 2.45 million
Total non interest expense $ 22.14 million
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $ 19.42 million

Bank Loan Profile?

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

Compared to other banks in Missouri, Sterling Bank has a significantly higher percent of Construction and Development Loans, Commercial and Industrial 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 5.60
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 0.48
Small Business Loans 3.10
Construction and Development Loans 25.28
Commercial Real Estate 6.19
Commercial and Industrial Loans 48.30
Farm Loans 0.44

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Is Sterling Bank FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #57813.

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  • September 26, 2016

    I think the specials have ended. can you double check?

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