Community Banks Inc

Type: Company
Name: Community Banks Inc
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Heitkamp Highlights Critical Role of North Dakota Community Banks at North Dakota Convention

BISMARCK, N.D. - U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, today spoke with North Dakota's independent community bankers about the vital role they play in supporting small businesses, farmers, ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mosaic project brings Warburton together

Hundreds of pairs of hands have helped shape Warburton's latest drawcard - the Great Steps of Warburton.The colourful mosaic stairs at the visitors centre, the result of a joint community project, was officially opened on Friday 15 August.The project ... [Published Noodls - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Community 'Banks' on wind to power regeneration of North Carrick

A GROUND-breaking new partnership between community councils, local estates and a respected developer is seeking to provide positive answers to some of the key challenges facing North Carrick.The Community Councils of Maybole, Dunure and Kirkoswald, Maidens ... [Published Allmediascotland - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Community Banks’ Big Moment

Since the government rescue of major Wall Street firms during the 2008 financial crisis, the Independent Community Bankers of America has been one of the loudest critics of ‘too big to fail,’ arguing that the big banks have enjoyed a competitive advantage ... [Published The Morning Consult - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hultgren Supports Legislation to Protect Community Banks

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) this week voted to support two bills which will relieve community banks from excessive regulations and protect their ability to lend to Illinois homeowners. H.R. 4042, the Community Bank Mortgage ... [Published Noodls - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Fischer Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ease Regulatory Burdens for Community Banks and Credit Unions

Targeted News ServiceWASHINGTON, July 30 -- The office of Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., issued the following news release:U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) today announced she is introducing legislation with Senators Angus King (I-Maine), Mark Warner (D-Va.), ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

CenterState Bank Makes SmartBiz Available To Community Banks

WINTER HAVEN, Fla."SmartBiz is an efficient way for community banks to gain new commercial customers, boost non-interest income and provide capital to small businesses," said Chris NicholsBy automating SBA underwriting, banks can now make smaller sized ... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

FDIC Publication Focuses on Tools Available to Help Community Banks Manage Regulatory Responsibilities

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.Press Release July 29, 2014Media Contact: David Barr, (202) 898-6992, Email: dbarr@fdic.gov"Alternatives to Consultants: Meeting Regulatory Expectations with Internal Resources," which appears in the Summer 2014 ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Community banks proposed to take on payday lenders

A network of new Community Banks should be created across the country as an alternative to high cost credit driving millions of people into problem debt, according to a new report.It claims red tape holding back successful credit unions should be torn ... [Published Best Advice.net - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

How Community Banks Can Win the War for Millennials

Practice - Marketing by: Jackie StewartMonday, July 28, 2014The race is on for community banks to successfully attract younger adults as customers.Banks are beginning to fully grasp that millennials — generally considered those born between the early ... [Published Bank Investment Consultant - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Community Banks Argue for Expanded CFPB Exemptions

One of the more nagging ripples of post-crisis reform is the amount of regulations laid upon the shoulders of financial institutions. Akin to the sweeping post-9/11 security reforms that banks now implement, cumbersome new regulations for lending are ... [Published The MReport - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

How 3 Community Banks Succeed With Social Media

Practice - Social Media by: Kristin Broughton, Jackie StewartTuesday, July 15, 2014More community banks are not only getting on social media but are also getting creative by recruiting celebrities, launching charity drives and promoting local attract ... [Published On Wall Street - Jul 22 2014]

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2014 – Santa Cruz County Bank ranked 115 th out of 851 institutions in American Banker Magazine's "Top Performing 200 Community Banks & Thrifts in the United States " based upon 3-year average return on equity
...just how critical community banks are to the livelihoods of families, businesses, and communities all across our great state," said Heitkamp. "They help hardworking families buy homes, provide loans for small businesses and farms, and help rural communities grow and thrive. I will continue to work to improve our housing finance system and address regulatory burdens that affect community banks in rural areas throughout North Dakota. Promoting local economic growth is critical to our state's success and I'll fight to make sure community banks can make North Dakota an economic model for the nation."
"It was fantastic to see so many people try their hand at mosaics and join in the project" he said
Zacks’ analyst wrote, "CPKF’s second quarter net earnings rose $0.1 million, or 5%, to $1.9 million, while diluted EPS grew by $0.03, or 5%, to $0.58 from $0.55 posted a year ago. We have excluded a $1.1 million pretax gain ($0.7 million aftertax, or $0.22 per diluted share) on the sale of securities from year-ago results. This was much better than our estimate, which had called for a $0.4 million decline in net earnings to $1.5 million and an $0.11 drop in diluted EPS to $0.44. The primary reason for the difference between reported results and our estimate was that noninterest income was $0.3 million higher than our projection. The major reasons for the second quarter s gain versus the prior-year quarter were a $0.5 million, or 77%, decline in the provision for loan losses to $150,000 from $650,000 and a 390 basis-point drop in the effective tax rate to 16.4% from 20.3%. These positives were partly offset by a $0.4 million decline in net revenue and a $0.1 million increase in total noninterest expense. In July, CPKF declared a 6-for-5 stock split, while maintaining the quarterly dividend at $0.135. Notably, CPKF was cited by SNL Financial as one of only 20 banks in the country (and only two in Virginia) to increase dividends by at least 2% per year and at least a cumulative 30% over the past five years. CPKF recorded cumulative dividend growth of 51.1% over 2008-2013. In August, CPKF announced that for the seventh consecutive year, Chesapeake Bank had made the American Banker magazine listing of the "Top 200 Community Banks" in the United States. The bank ranked at #28 out of approximately 6,000 community banks in the study (up from #148, when CPKF first broke into the rankings in 2008), based upon its three-year average ROE of 14.07%."

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Frontrunning: August 20 [Published Zero Hedge - 14 hours ago]
SBA program changes could benefit small town le... [Published Bismarck Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Heitkamp Highlights Critical Role of North Dako... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 19 2014]
Heitkamp Highlights Critical Role of North Dako... [Published Noodls - Aug 18 2014]
Mosaic project brings Warburton together [Published Noodls - Aug 15 2014]
Lease Financing: Comptroller's Handbook Revisio... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 13 2014]
National Bank Holdings to pay USD 0.05 dividend [Published PredictWallStreet - Aug 12 2014]
Farmers National Bank breaks ground for Allianc... [Published Canton Repository - Aug 11 2014]
Chesapeake Financial Given “Neutral” Rating at ... [Published American Banking News - Aug 08 2014]
Banking & Financial Services E-Note - July 2014 [Published JD Supra - Aug 08 2014]
Community 'Banks' on wind to power regeneration... [Published Allmediascotland - Aug 07 2014]
National Bank Holdings Corporation Announces Qu... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 06 2014]
Night of Hope [Published Stanwood Camano News - Aug 05 2014]
OCC Bulletin: Regulatory Capital-Revisions To T... [Published Mondo Visione - Aug 05 2014]
Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: Love,... [Published Triple Pundit - Aug 04 2014]
Community Banks’ Big Moment [Published The Morning Consult - Aug 03 2014]
Hultgren Supports Legislation to Protect Commun... [Published Noodls - Aug 01 2014]
Serial Bank Buyer's Dilemma: When Is the Right ... [Published Bank Investment Consultant - Jul 31 2014]
Fischer Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ea... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 31 2014]
Improving Customer Experience Is Now Bankers' T... [Published Bank Investment Consultant - Jul 30 2014]
Rural banks asked to improve customer service [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 30 2014]
FDIC Publication Focuses on Tools Available to ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 29 2014]
Centrix Bank Reports 17% Year-Over-Year Loan Gr... [Published Scottrade - Jul 29 2014]
CenterState Bank Makes SmartBiz Available To Co... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 29 2014]
CenterState Banks : Bank Makes SmartBiz Availab... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 29 2014]
CenterState Bank Makes SmartBiz Available To Co... [Published Financial Services - Jul 29 2014]
ArtCrush erects 13,700-square-foot tent at Rio ... [Published Aspen Daily News - Jul 29 2014]
Community banks proposed to take on payday lenders [Published Best Advice.net - Jul 29 2014]
Greene County Bancorp Posts Earnings for FY End... [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, July 18, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter . Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: Economists’ Interest Rate Expectations Move Higher Fed’s Bullard: Fed May Need Rate Rises ‘Sooner ...
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An Unnecessary Fix for the Fed - Alan S. Blinder Intellectual Origins of Reagan-Thatchernomics - Brad DeLong Making macroprudential regulation operational - vox Thoughts on the Fed's New Labor Market Conditions Index - Carola Binder An Application ...
Senate Approves Move to Reserve Fed Seat for Co... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 17 2014]
The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved an amendment that would reserve one seat on the Federal Reserve’s seven-member board of governors for someone with community banking experience. The Fed’s board makes key decisions on interest rates and regulates ...
Justmeans.com [Published Global Alliance - For Banking on Values - Jul 15 2014]
JustMeans – The leading community for CSR & sustainability news and content. Can Corporate Social Responsibility Be a Differentiator for Community Banks? ...
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CenterState Bank Makes SmartBiz Available To Co... [Published Financial Services - Jul 29 2014]
Pan American Bank Receives $6.3 Million from Le... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 23 2014]
Heartland BancCorp in Top 200 Community Banks a... [Published Financial Services - May 01 2014]
CenterState Bank Makes Commercial Loan Particip... [Published Financial Services - Apr 22 2014]
Continuity Control Grows 300 Percent Serving Co... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 08 2014]
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