Tagged: george makris

Simmons First 1Q Profit Down 27 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/17/2014 11:33 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Thursday reported a 27 percent decline in first-quarter profit but said "core earnings," which exclude one-time costs related to its purchase of Metropolitan National Bank of Little Rock, rose compared to the same quarter last year.

Simmons First to Buy Delta Trust for $66M

by Mark Friedman and Lance Turner 3/24/2014 03:45 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff is buying privately held Delta Trust & Banking Corp. of Little Rock, the pair announced Monday. Simmons CEO George Makris says the $66 million deal will allow it to expand its Simmons Trust services.

Simmons First Execs See Compensation Boosts

by George Waldon 3/18/2014 10:59 am

Three of the five top executives at Simmons First National Corp. enjoyed double-digit gains in their compensation packages during 2013.

Simmons First Announces Plans to Combine Bank Charters

by Lance Turner 3/5/2014 04:24 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff says it will collapse its six state bank charters into its flagship Pine Bluff charter, Simmons First National Bank. The company expects the move save money and increase efficiency.

Metropolitan Merger Expense Weighs On Simmons First Earnings

by Lance Turner 1/23/2014 08:38 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports a decline in year-over-year fourth-quarter profit. But without one-time expenses related to its Metropolitan Bank merger, core earnings were up 7 percent.

CORRECTED: Simmons First 2Q Earnings Flat

by Lance Turner 7/18/2013 08:11 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff announces second-quarter net income of $6.6 million, up less than 1 percent from the same period in 2012.

Simmons First Announces New Foundation Led by Tommy May

by Gwen Moritz 4/17/2013 09:57 am

Simmons First National Corp. shareholders speeded through routine business at the annual meeting Tuesday night to concentrate on the upcoming changing of the guard.