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Bank Street Partners Names Centennial Bank Best in State

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2017 1:47 pm

Bank Street Partners has named Centennial Bank the top overall bank in Arkansas, parent company Home BancShares Inc. of Conway announced Wednesday.

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

by Gwen Moritz 7/24/2017 12:00 am

On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana.

Home BancShares Reports 25th Consecutive Profit Record

by Lance Turner 7/20/2017 7:15 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday report its 25th consecutive quarter of record profit, $50.1 million, up 15 percent from the same quarter year.

Home BancShares Added to S&P MidCap 400

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2017 4:47 pm

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, announced Wednesday that it will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 and removed from the S&P SmallCap 600 before the market opens on Friday.

Chris Thyer Joins Centennial Bank's Trust Department

by Lance Turner 5/10/2017 1:18 pm

Chris Thyer, the former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has joined Centennial Bank as a senior vice president in the bank's trust department.

Simmons Drops Banquet; Home BancShares Adds Board Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp.’s annual banquet at the Pine Bluff Convention Center, catered by the Pine Bluff Country Club and often featuring background music by the Pine Bluff High School symphony, is no more.

As Mergers Continue, Home BancShares Sees 1Q Profit Rise

by Lance Turner 4/20/2017 7:31 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports first-quarter profit of $46.9 million, up 13 percent from the same quarter last year.

Feds Ask To Sell One Bank & Trust

by George Waldon 4/10/2017 12:00 am

A change of ownership is in motion for Little Rock’s One Bank & Trust. The U.S. government has asked for a court-ordered stock sale of controlling interest in the $305 million-asset bank.

Home BancShares Nabs Florida's Stonegate Bank in $778.4M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 3:10 pm

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank, said Monday that it will acquire Stonegate Bank of Pompano Beach, Florida.

Home BancShares Leader Gets Pay Boost in 2016

by Lance Turner 3/3/2017 11:14 am

Home BancShares Inc. Chairman Johnny Allison received a $3.6 million compensation package in fiscal 2016, up from $2.8 million in the previous year, according to the company's proxy statement.

Home BancShares Completes Giant Holdings Inc. Buy

by Lance Turner 2/24/2017 10:42 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway said Friday that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Giant Holdings Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

4Q, Full-Year Results Up at Home BancShares

by Lance Turner 1/19/2017 7:06 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday announced fourth-quarter net income of $48.6 million, up nearly 30 percent from the same time last year. "The annual and quarterly earnings performance for 2016 exceeded expectations," Chairman John Allison said.

Simmons, Home BancShares Set To Vault Into $10B Club

by George Waldon 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas membership in the $10 billion bank club should double by the end of September. Home BancShares Inc. and Simmons First National Corp. have two pending acquisitions that will help take them beyond $10 billion to join Arvest Bank Group Inc. and Bank of the Ozarks Inc.

Election Effect Boosts Arkansas Banks

by George Waldon 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. and Home BancShares Inc. were among those companies enjoying sizable stock price bumps during the past two months.

Home BancShares to Buy Bank of Commerce in Florida

by Lance Turner 11/17/2016 2:18 pm

A bankruptcy court in Florida declares Home BancShares Inc. of Conway the successful bidder to buy The Bank of Commerce, a Florida state-chartered bank that operates in the Sarasota area.

Home BancShares' Johnny Allison Dropped Hints of Florida Bank Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2016 12:00 am

Chairman Johnny Allison offered a sly comment during a July interview that may have foreshadowed Home BancShares' recent $88.5 million deal for Giant Holdings Inc., the parent of Landmark Bank of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Home BancShares Announces $88.5M Florida Bank Buy

by George Waldon 11/7/2016 4:59 pm

The parent company of Centennial Bank today announced the purchase of Giant Holdings Inc., the parent of Landmark Bank of Fort Lauderdale, for $70 million in stock and $18.5 million in cash.

Home BancShares 3Q Profit Up 22 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/20/2016 7:06 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports record quarterly profit of $43.6 million, up 22 percent from the same quarter last year.

Business Icons: Johnny Allison Backs Talk With Banking Performance

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Johnny Allison is chairman of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank, indisputably one of the best-performing banks in the country. He’s its biggest shareholder, with stock worth about $200 million, and he says his job these days is to impose discipline on a bank that is one of the most efficient money-makers despite completing 19 acquisitions between 2003 and 2015 that have pushed its assets to nearly $10 billion.

Johnny Allison Plays Market for Gains After Brexit 'Bank Sale'

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

The U.K.’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union, which sent a brief shockwave through the U.S. stock market, presented Home BancShares Inc. CEO Johnny Allison with an opportunity to do some bank investing.

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