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FDIC Quarterly

The FDIC Quarterly provides a comprehensive summary of the most current financial results for the banking industry, along with feature articles. These articles range from timely analysis of economic and banking trends at the national and regional level that may affect the risk exposure of FDIC-insured institutions to research on issues affecting the banking system and the development of regulatory policy. The FDIC Quarterly brings together data and analysis that were previously available through three retired publications -- the FDIC Outlook, the FDIC Banking Review, and the FYI: An Update on Emerging Issues in Banking. Past issues of these publications are archived under their original publication names.

FDIC Quarterly 2020 Volume 14, Number 2

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Quarterly Banking Profile: First Quarter 2020

FDIC-insured institutions reported aggregate net income of $18.5 billion in first quarter 2020, a decline of $42.2 billion (69.6 percent) from a year ago. The decline in net income is a reflection of deteriorating economic activity, which resulted in an increase in provision expenses and goodwill impairment charges. Slightly more than half (55.9 percent) of all institutions reported annual declines in net income. The share of unprofitable institutions increased from a year ago to 7.3 percent. The average return on assets ratio declined from 1.35 percent in first quarter 2019 to 0.38 percent in first quarter 2020.

Community Bank Performance
Community banks—which represent 91 percent of insured institutions—reported quarterly net income of $4.8 billion in first quarter 2020, representing a decline of $1.3 billion, or 20.9 percent. Provision expenses grew to $1.8 billion—three times the amount reported in first quarter 2019—hampering community bank profitability despite an increase in net operating revenue. Loan growth held steady at 5.8 percent year over year in spite of weakening economic conditions. The decline in average yield on earning assets surpassed the decline in average funding costs, causing the average community bank net interest margin to decline by 12 basis points to 3.55 percent.

Insurance Fund Indicators
The Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) balance totaled $113.2 billion in the first quarter, an increase of $2.9 billion from the previous quarter. The quarterly increase was led by unrealized gains on available-for-sale securities, assessment income, and interest earned on investments. Due to growth in estimated insured deposits, the DIF reserve ratio declined 2 basis points to 1.39 percent at March 31, 2020, from 1.41 percent at December 31, 2019, but was up from 1.36 percent at March 31, 2019.


Past Issues

2020

FDIC Quarterly 2019 Volume 14, Number 1

2019

FDIC Quarterly 2019 Volume 13, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2019 Volume 13, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2019 Volume 13, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2019 Volume 13, Number 1

2018

FDIC Quarterly 2018 Volume 12, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2018 Volume 12, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2018 Volume 12, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2018 Volume 12, Number 1

2017

FDIC Quarterly 2017 Volume 11, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2017 Volume 11, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2017 Volume 11, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2017 Volume 11, Number 1

2016

FDIC Quarterly 2016 Volume 10, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2016 Volume 10, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2016 Volume 10, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2016 Volume 10, Number 1

2015

FDIC Quarterly 2015 Volume 9, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2015 Volume 9, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2015 Volume 9, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2015 Volume 9, Number 1

2014

FDIC Quarterly 2014 Volume 8, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2014 Volume 8, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2014 Volume 8, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2014 Volume 8, Number 1

2013

FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 1

2012

FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 1

2011

FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 1

2010

FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 1

2009

FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 1

2008

FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 1

2007

FDIC Quarterly 2007 Volume 1, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2007 Volume 1, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2007 Volume 1, Number 1


Archived Issues

FDIC Outlook – 1997 thru 2006
FDIC Banking Review – 1995 thru 2006