Banking & Finance

Sierra Bancorp announces quarterly dividend

Porterville-based Sierra Bancorp, parent company of Bank of the Sierra, announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 9 cents per share.

Valley Commerce Bancorp boosts Q3 net income

Visalia's Valley Commerce Bancorp, parent company of Valley Business Bank, announced third quarter net income of $930,000, up nearly 3 percent from the same quarter last year.

Premier Valley Bank enjoys earnings jump

Fresno-based Premier Valley Bank reported third-quarter earnings of $1.9 million today, up about 19 percent from $1.6 million in the same quarter of 2013.

Central Valley Community Bank earnings slide

Central Valley Community Bank saw its earnings decrease by nearly 21 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year.

Fresno First Bank on track for record-breaking year

Fresno First Bank announced third quarter income of $577,000 and is on track for a record-breaking year.

Security First Bank reports record Q3 income

Security First Bank announced record third quarter earnings of $624,000 today, more than six times the income in the same period last year.

Funds sought for southwest Fresno credit union

Self-Help Federal Credit Union is planning to open a new branch in southwest Fresno with help from the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission.

Fresno's credit rating receives a boost

Moody's Investor Service has changed its outlook of Fresno's long-term ratings from stable to positive and affirmed the city's overall bond ratings. 

Fresno bank announces Q3 stock dividend

United Security Bancshares, parent company of Fresno's United Security Bank, has announced a third quarter stock dividend of 1 percent.

Former 49er to head up bank's NorCal division

Tory NixonFormer San Francisco 49er Tory Nixon has been appointed to head up California Bank & Trust's Northern California division.