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115 South Walnut
Kimball, NE 69145

FirsTier Bank is headquartered in Kimball and is the 42nd largest bank in the state of Nebraska. It is also the 2,601st largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1955 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 54 employees at 6 locations. FirsTier Bank has a C+ health rating.

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health


Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 FirsTier Bank had $30.37 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $32.91 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives FirsTier Bank a Texas Ratio of 92.29% which is below average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for FirsTier Bank experienced no significant changes from 86.54% as of March 31, 2013 to 92.29% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 6.64%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for FirsTier Bank has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, FirsTier Bank has increased its total deposits by $10.04 million, resulting in 4.86% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth FirsTier Bank has shown is excellent.



Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. FirsTier Bank has $245.46 million in assets with $32.91 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 13.41%, which is excellent.

Institution Statistics

FDIC Certificate #17478
Year Established1955
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$245.46 million
Loans$120.85 million
Deposits$216.47 million
Equity Capital$28.06 million
Loan Loss Allowance$4.84 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$3.01 million
Real Estate Owned$27.36 million
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$242.73 million
Equity Capital$25.38 million
Loan Loss Allowance$5.84 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$3.01 million
Real Estate Owned$19.05 million
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin3.77%
Return on Assets2.27%
Return on Equity19.64%
Interest Income$1.99 million

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FirsTier Bank Locations
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