Harvesting growth: The industry will consolidate, even as it benefits from rising interest rates

Historically and persistently low interest rates extensively damaged interest income for the Agricultural Banks industry early in the five-year period to 2017 and constrained later growth. According to the latest available data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, both total agricultural bank lending and loans to the agricultural sector increased moderately from 2012 to 2016. However, low interest rates have caused interest income to remain volatile during the same period. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is forecast to rise. Anticipated increases in domestic interest rates largely explain the industry's improving interest income. However, the industry is expected to continue the consolidation trend that has persisted since at least 1999...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Low interest rates have caused interest income to remain volatile during the period
  • Industry wages are anticipated to outpace increases in employment
  • Rising aggregate household debt is expected to coincide with increasing demand for both agricultural and nonfarm loans
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Interest income from agricultural sector loansIn 2017, interest income from agricultural sector loans is anticipated to account for 30.0% of total industry revenue. More specifically, farmland loans are expected to account for 14.3% of industry revenue in 2017, while farm production loans are anticipated to represent the remaining 15.7% of industry revenue in the same year. By volume, both types of lending have been on the rise in recent years. Between 2012 and 2016, farmland loans rose from $38.0 billion to $54.0 billion while farm production loans rose from $36.0 billion to $49.0 billion. However, interest income has not kept pace with the growth of total agricultural lending during the five-year period because of the economy's prevailing low interest rates. Con...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Agricultural Banks Industry

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

  • Easy access for clients
  • Access to inexpensive deposits
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Prime rate and Agricultural price index in the Agricultural Banks industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Agricultural Banks Industry?

    Operators in this industry specialize in lending to the agricultural sector. More specifically, banks in this industry dedicate at least 14.4% of their total loans to agriculture.

    Industry Products
  • Interest income from farm production loans
  • Interest income from farmland loans
  • Interest income from nonfarm loans
  • Noninterest income
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing farmland loans
  • Providing farm production loans
  • Providing nonfarm personal and commercial loans
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Prime rate
  • Agricultural price index
  • Aggregate household debt
  • External competition

  • Current Performance
  • Lending and interest income
  • Profitability settles
  • Product trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Regional focus
  • External competition rises
  • Table: Agricultural Banks Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Agricultural Banks Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Public Administration

  • Products & Services
  • Interest income from nonfarm loans
  • Noninterest income
  • Interest income from farm production loans
  • Interest income from farmland loans
  • Chart: Agricultural Banks Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Nonfarm businesses
  • Agricultural sector
  • Nonfarm consumers
  • Government agencies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Agricultural Banks Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Interest expenses and loan loss provisions
  • Other noninterest expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Agricultural Banks

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Agricultural Banks Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    AgriBank, First National Bank of Omaha,
  • Table: AgriBank - financial performance
  • Table: First National Bank of Omaha - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Agricultural Banks 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 Agricultural Banks Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Prime Rate (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Loan Loss Provisions
  • 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.
  • Noninterest Income
  • Revenue derived from sources other than interest on loans. Noninterest income is largely composed of fees.
  • Return On Assets
  • A common measure of profitability that is equal to net income divided by total assets.
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