Thursday, May 28, 2009

FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile - Q1-2009

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) just released its quarterly banking profile for the first quarter of 2009. Highlights include:

1) FDIC-insured institutions post an aggregate net profit of $7.6 billion in the first quarter of 2009. This was down 60.8% year over year, but up from the $36.9 billion net loss reported in the fourth quarter of 2008.

2) Banks set aside $60.9 billion in loan loss provisions.

3) Banks reported an average net interest margin of 3.39%.

4) First-quarter net charge-offs of $37.8 billion.

5) Noncurrent loans and leases increased by $59.2 billion, the largest increase in three years.

6) The percentage of loans and leases that were noncurrent in the quarter was 3.76%, the highest percent since 1991.

7) Total equity capital of insured institutions increased by $82.1 billion in the first quarter, concentrated mostly in large TARP recipients.

8) Twenty one banks failed in the quarter, the most since 1992.

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