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660 Central Avenue
Barboursville, WV 25504

The First State Bank (WV) is headquartered in Barboursville and is the 20th largest bank in the state of West Virginia. It is also the 2,387th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1905 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 79 employees at 4 locations. The First State Bank (WV) has a D health rating.

Reviews (1)

Mortgage Service

Horrible service, no concern for customer service (nor care for responding to customer requests) -caused us to foreclose on a loan (cruel about the matter) - hope God forgives them.


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 The First State Bank (WV) had $32.74 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $23.97 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives The First State Bank (WV) a Texas Ratio of 136.59% which is poor. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for The First State Bank (WV) increased slightly from 66.78% as of March 31, 2013 to 136.59% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 104.53%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for The First State Bank (WV) has declined slightly in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, The First State Bank (WV) has decreased its total deposits by -$29.03 million, resulting in -10.86% 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 The First State Bank (WV) has shown is poor.



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. The First State Bank (WV) has $270.4 million in assets with $23.97 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 8.87%, which is average.

Institution Statistics

FDIC Certificate #14361
Year Established1905
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$270.40 million
Loans$209.59 million
Deposits$238.29 million
Equity Capital$20.02 million
Loan Loss Allowance$3.95 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$23.56 million
Real Estate Owned$9.18 million
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$309.25 million
Equity Capital$22.05 million
Loan Loss Allowance$4.54 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$23.56 million
Real Estate Owned$3.26 million
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin3.58%
Return on Assets-2.07%
Return on Equity-27.06%
Interest Income$2.59 million

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The First State Bank (WV) Locations
Teays Valley Branch3754 Teays Valley RoadHurricane, WV 25526
Huntington Branch401 10th StreetHuntington, WV 25702
Off-Premise Facility6441 Farmdale RoadBarboursville, WV 25504
The First State Bank660 Central AvenueBarboursville, WV 25504