Archive: December 2019

Credit Unions are a Growing Force

Credit unions have grown to become a major factor in the U.S. economy. “Credit union assets have grown at nearly twice the pace of banks’ over the past decade.”1 Credit unions are owned by their members and are designed to offer lower borrowing costs and higher deposit rates. In addition, the…

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Bank Stock Valuations Recover

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…

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