Archive: May 2017

IDC's Remarkable Record

As stated on the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions website and as displayed on IDC Financial Publishing, Inc.’s website, “IDC has a remarkable track record of identifying deteriorating or improving performance months, and sometimes years, before it becomes apparent to other ranking companies.” The following review of IDCFP rankings…

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ROE Compared to COE Still the Best Indicator of Value

Investors and analysts measure the performance of bank holding companies by comparing return on equity (ROE) against the cost of equity capital (COE). If the ROE is higher than the COE, management is creating value. ROE less than COE, management destroys value. Value is measured by stock price to book…

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