Archive: June 2019

How Assessing Adequacy of Capital Determines Risk

IDC Financial Publishing (IDCFP) uses the acronym CAMEL to represent the financial ratios we use to evaluate the safety and soundness of commercial banks, savings institutions and credit unions. This article explains how we measure adequacy of capital in banks and savings institutions as a component of our CAMEL ranking, and…

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Capital Requirements Measure Safety and Soundness of Banks

IDC Financial Publishing (IDCFP) uses the acronym CAMEL to represent the financial ratios we use to evaluate the safety and soundness of commercial banks, savings institutions and credit unions. This article explains how we use the capital requirements ratios in banks and savings institutions as the ā€œCā€ component of our CAMEL…

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ROE vs. COE is the Best Indicator of Bank Stock Value

IDC Financial Publishing (IDCFP) measures relative profitability of bank holding companies by comparing the IDCFP return on tangible equity (NOPAT ROE) to our definition of the cost of equity (COE). Margin between ROE and COE (included in the "M" in IDCFP's unique CAMEL analysis) is a key measure of management.…

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