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Last $12.34 USD
Change Today -0.21 / -1.67%
Volume 30.4K
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As of 8:10 PM 09/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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charter financial corp (CHFN) Details

Charter Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for CharterBank that provides various banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. It offers various deposit products, including checking, NOW, money market, savings, and term certificate accounts, as well as noninterest-bearing demand deposits. The company also provides commercial real estate loans, one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, construction loans, investment securities, commercial business loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and consumer loans, such as loans on deposits, automobile loans, and various other installment loans. In addition, it offers community banking services comprising online banking and bill payment, mobile banking, online cash management, safe deposit box rentals, debit card, and ATM card services. The company operates through a network of 14 branch offices located in west-central Georgia, east-central Alabama, and the Florida Gulf Coast; and 1 cashless branch office located in Norcross, Georgia. Charter Financial Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in West Point, Georgia.

276 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/12/14
Founded in 1954

charter financial corp (CHFN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $426.2K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $226.3K
President of Charter Bank
Total Annual Compensation: $260.5K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $233.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

charter financial corp (CHFN) Key Developments

Charter Financial Corporation Reports Un-Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2015

Charter Financial Corporation reported un-audited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $1.9 million, or $0.12 per basic and diluted share compared with $1.8 million, or $0.09 per basic and diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net income for the quarter increased primarily due to increases in noninterest income and net interest income, partially offset by a large negative provision for covered loans, which benefited last year's results. Net interest income increased to $8.1 million compared with $7.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Interest income increased by $358,000 due to a slight increase in loan receivable income and a $253,000 decrease in amortization of FDIC loss share receivable, aided by a $168,000, or 12.1%, decrease in total interest expense quarter over quarter. The company reported total interest income of $9.4 million compared to $9.0 million, income before income taxes of $2.9 million compared to $2.7 million, return on equity of 3.62% compared to 2.71% and return on assets of 0.76% compared to 0.67% for the last year. For the nine months, net income of $5.0 million or $0.30 per diluted share up from $4.9 million, or $0.22 per diluted share for the nine months ended June 30, 2014. Net interest income increased $748,000 to $23.6 million compared to $22.8 million the same prior year period despite a $695,000 decline in net discount accretion and amortization on acquired covered loans. Additionally, interest expense decreased by $563,000. The company reported total interest income of $27.4 million compared to $27.1 million, income before income taxes of $7.6 million compared to $7.2 million, return on equity of 3.13% compared to 2.42% and return on assets of 0.67% compared to 0.61% for the last year. Book value as at June 30, 2015 was $12.74 compared to $12.20 per share as at June 30, 2014.

Charter Financial Seeks Acquisitions

Charter Financial Corporation (NasdaqCM:CHFN) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Robert L. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Charter Financial, said, "Over the past two years, we have utilized our excess capital in several ways, including the repurchase of shares at a discount to tangible book value, dividends, and growing our loan portfolio. Meanwhile, we continue to explore the possibility of additional acquisitions and opportunities that would be accretive to our earnings."

Charter Financial Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on August 24, 2015

Charter Financial Corporation announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable on August 24, 2015, to stockholders of record as of August 10, 2015.


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