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Mississippi banks out-perform national average in Bauer ratings

Mississippi’s banks dipped slightly in the second quarter from the same quarter last year in the percentage of banks making independent rating firm Bauer Financial’s list of “Recommended” banks but still outpaced the national average by more than 7 percentage points. Bauer reports that 77.7 percent of bank in the Magnolia State made the “Recommended” list for 2Q. In the ...

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Mississippi banks out-perform national average in new Bauer ratings

Mississippi’s banks dipped slightly in the second quarter from the same quarter last year in the percentage of banks making Bauer Financial’s list of “Recommended” banks but still outpaced the national average by more than 7 percentage points. Bauer reports that 77.7 percent of bank in the Magnolia State made the “Recommended” list for 2Q. In the second quarter of 2012, ...

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Capital mixed with skill and luck gives Cadence success

A five-star Bauer Financial rating and a percentage of growth in commercial & industrial loans that topped all U.S. banks have made for a lot of pats on the back throughout the multi-state market of the $5.7 billion-asset Cadence Bank. From Cadence CEO Sam Tortorici’s perspective, “It’s amazing what a lot of capital and a very experienced institution can do.” ...

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Mississippi banks show strength with top Bauer ratings

Highlighting the strong stability of Mississippi’s banks, Bauer Financial has awarded five-star “Superior” ratings to over half of the state’s banks for their first-quarter performance, including two of the largest banks — Hancock Bank and Trustmark Bank. Two other major banking Mississippi banking entities — Birmingham-based Regions Bank and Tupelo’s BancorpSouth — received the three-and-a-half star ranking of “Good” from ...

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Mississippi banks show strength in Bauer ratings

Heritage, Cadence get the lowest grades Five-star ratings are plentiful among Mississippi’s community banks in Bauer Financial’s third quarter ratings released last Tuesday, though a handful of weak links remain: zero-rated Heritage Banking Group of Carthage, one-star rated Cadence Bank in Starkville and two-star institutions Peoples Bank of the South in Bude and OmniBank in Mantee. The Coral Gables, Fla.-based ...

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