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2020 Rocks Home Loans Amid COVID-19

2020 Rocks Home Loans Amid COVID-19

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The surprise tandem that made home sales especially memorable for residential realty companies last year made 2020 equally unforgettable for mortgage lenders. read more >

Arkansas Banks Face Down Problem Loans

Arkansas Banks Face Down Problem Loans

Banking & Finance

Fayetteville’s Arvest Bank began the year wading through problem loans even before the effects of COVID-19 began to manifest. The $23.2 billion-asset lender recorded a $50.6 million loss in the first quarter. 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 >

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 >

Randy Sims Named Vice Chairman of Home BancShares

Randy Sims Named Vice Chairman of Home BancShares

Banking & Finance

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, said Friday that Randy Sims, CEO and president of Home BancShares, has been named to vice chairman of Home BancShares and executive chairman of Centennial Bank. read more >

Home BancShares 3Q Profit Another Record

Home BancShares 3Q Profit Another Record

Banking & Finance

Greater regulatory costs and expenses associated with a company performance goal weren't enough to keep Home BancShares Inc. of Conway from reporting on Thursday another quarter or record profit. read more >

Home BancShares Leader Gets Pay Boost in 2016

Home BancShares Leader Gets Pay Boost in 2016

Banking & Finance

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. read more >

Home BancShares 1Q Net Income Up 33 Percent

Home BancShares 1Q Net Income Up 33 Percent

Banking & Finance

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday announced record first-quarter net income of $41.4 million for the quarter ended March 31, a 33 percent increase compared to the same period in 2015. read more >