Tagged: Simmons First National Corp.

Arvest Trims Branches Amid Digital Shift

Arvest Trims Branches Amid Digital Shift

Banking & Finance

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville says it will close 31 of its more than 270 bank branches this summer as the company seeks a better balance between brick-and-mortar locations and online services. read more >

Simmons Battles Encore Bank

Simmons Battles Encore Bank

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Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff has accused former employees of taking customer and proprietary bank information when they left to work for Encore Bank of Little Rock. read more >

Arkansas Lenders Count the Cost of Grace

Arkansas Lenders Count the Cost of Grace

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Arkansas bankers are wading into the numbers to gauge the health of their loan portfolios after extending an opening round of financial grace to customers. read more >

Corrected: Simmons First Earned $77M in 1Q

Corrected: Simmons First Earned $77M in 1Q

Banking & Finance

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff, the holding company for Simmons Bank, reports first-quarter net income of $77.2 million, up more than 60 percent from the same period last year. read more >

Arkansas Banks Ready for Opportunity Amid Chaos

Arkansas Banks Ready for Opportunity Amid Chaos

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The three publicly traded financial companies headquartered in Arkansas were jolted last month by the global market uncertainty, but executives are looking past the daily market prices to the future opportunities that could shake out of the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

Simmons Bank Shouting Name From Rooftops

Simmons Bank Shouting Name From Rooftops

Banking & Finance

Verizon Arena in North Little Rock officially became Simmons Bank Arena on Oct. 3, marking the latest effort by the Pine Bluff bank to build brand visibility in central Arkansas. read more >

Simmons First 3Q Profit Up 48%

Simmons First 3Q Profit Up 48%

Banking & Finance

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports third-quarter earnings of $81.8 million, up 48 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >