Breaking the bank: Despite revenue growth, the industry will continue to contend with intense competition

Sluggish growth in real estate loans has hindered the Savings Banks and Thrifts industry over the five years to 2017. In the postrecessionary period, operators have experienced rebounding deposit levels but continue to cede their overall share of these funds to commercial banks that fall outside the industry's scope. Furthermore, real estate loans given, most of which consist of mortgages, grew slowly. Despite these trends, the industry has rebounded in recent years. Indicators such as the house price index and the S&P 500 have rebounded significantly, increasing consumer and business appetite for credit. Over the five years to 2022, savings institutions are anticipated build on the growth that began during the end of the previous period...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing mortgage originations and interest rates will help bolster bank revenue
  • Savings banks’ share of total deposits has fallen versus commercial banks
  • The growing disparity between interest rates will boost the industry’s average profit margin
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The largest barriers to entry for the Savings Banks and Thrifts industry include regulation restrictions, capital requirements and the geographic concentration of industry operators. With respect to legislation, a corporation or a similar organization has to receive prior approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to operate as a savings institution in the United States. Domestic savings institutions are subject to the supervision of, and regular inspections by, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the OCC, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and other federal and state regulatory agencies. Banks are restricted in their range of activities and acquisitions of other banks. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry are

  • Access to inexpensive deposits
  • Having a strong local presence
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as External competition for the Savings Banks and Thrifts industry and year conventional mortgage rate in the Savings Banks & Thrifts industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry?

    The industry includes companies that accept customer deposits and place them into interest-bearing products like savings accounts and certificates of deposit (CDs). Industry operators then loan these deposits at higher interest rates through consumer and business loans and make profit on the difference. This industry only covers companies governed by the Office of Comptroller of the Currency; commercial banks and credit unions are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Residential mortgages
  • Commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Home equity loans
  • Vehicle loans
  • Other business loans
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing residential mortgages
  • Providing commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Providing home equity loans
  • Providing vehicle loans
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • External competition for the Savings Banks and Thrifts industry
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • House price index
  • Regulation for the Savings Banks industry
  • S&P 500

  • Current Performance
  • Consolidation
  • Deposits go to commercial banks
  • Government regulation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition from commercial banks
  • Regulation
  • Table: Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Finance and Insurance

  • Products & Services
  • Residential mortgages
  • Other
  • Other business loans
  • Home equity loans
  • Commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Vehicle loans
  • Chart: Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Demand determinants
  • Deposits
  • Loans

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers
  • Other operators
  • Transportation/utility operators
  • Financial, insurance and real estate operators
  • Manufacturing sector operators
  • Service sector operators
  • Health services operators
  • Retail sector operators
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitInterest expensesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Savings Banks & Thrifts

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Savings Banks & Thrifts Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • 30-year conventional mortgage rate (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Certificate Of Deposit
  • A financial product that generally has a specific fixed term and interest rate and is insured by the FDIC.
  • Provisions For Loan Losses
  • Funds set aside as allowances for bad debts, including debts where the customer defaults or where the terms of the loan need to be renegotiated.
  • Write-Down
  • A deliberate reduction in the value of an asset to reflect its current market value.
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