Additional Factors: Institutions with a small asset base or a short operating history can represent an instability risk beyond what their financial ratios indicate. Monroe Savings Bank, SLA has a relatively low asset base.
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 Monroe Savings Bank, SLA had $1.88 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $11.56 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Monroe Savings Bank, SLA a Texas Ratio of 16.25% which is above average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.
The Texas Ratio for Monroe Savings Bank, SLA decreased slightly from 21.33% as of March 31, 2013 to 16.25% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 23.82%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Monroe Savings Bank, SLA has improved slightly in recent periods.
In the past year, Monroe Savings Bank, SLA has increased its total deposits by $5.12 million, resulting in 7.44% 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 Monroe Savings Bank, SLA 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. Monroe Savings Bank, SLA has $96.45 million in assets with $11.56 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 11.99%, which is excellent.