Banking & Finance

Valley Business Bank set to pay cash dividend

Valley Commerce Bancorp, parent of Valley Business Bank, announced a cash dividend of $233,000 for the first quarter of 2015. 

Premier Valley Bank preps cash dividend

Premier Valley Bank's board of directors has announced a cash dividend of eight cents per share.

Fresno’s Security First Bank to merge with SunPac Financial

Security First Bank has announced merger plans with Los Angeles-based SunPac Financial.Fresno-based Security First Bank plans to merge with Los Angeles-based SunPac Financial.

Central Valley Community Bank reports 4Q loss

Central Valley Community Bancorp, parent company of Fresno's Central Valley Community Bank, announced 2014 net income of nearly $5.3 million, down about 35 percent from 2013.

Ford to take over as Fresno bank CEO Feb. 1

Central Valley Community Bank announced that James M. Ford will become president and CEO of the bank and parent company effective Feb. 1.

Fresno First Bank boosts net income in '14

Communities First Financial Corp., the recently formed parent company of Fresno First Bank, announced net income of $2.12 million for 2014 — light years ahead of 2013's income of $26,000.

Premier Valley Bank cheers record annual income

Premier Valley Bank announced record earnings of $7.2 million for 2014, up 10 percent from the year prior.

United Security Bank reports $6.2M in income for '14

Fresno's United Security Bancshares, parent company of United Security Bank, reported net income of $6.2 million for 2014, down 14 percent from 2013.

Sierra Bancorp income tempered by acquisition cost

Sierra Bancorp, parent company of Bank of the Sierra, announced $15.2 million in net income for 2014, up 14 percent compared to last year.

Bank of the Sierra to pay cash dividend Feb. 12

Sierra Bancorp, parent company of Porterville's Bank of the Sierra, announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share today.