Five Missouri banks rank among best performers

Five Missouri banks make SNL Financial’s list of best performing community banks.

Among them is Sterling Bank, with locations in Clayton, Chesterfield, Poplar Bluff and Van Buren, Mo. With $513 million in assets as of Dec. 31, Sterling is 59th among U.S. community banks with $500 million to $5 billion in assets. Southern Missouri Bancorp, based in Poplar Bluff and with $950 million in assets, ranks 49th.
Among banks with less than $500 million in assets, Wells Bank of Platte City, with $108 million in assets, ranks 14th; Peoples Community Bank in Greenville, with $164 million, ranks 19th; and Citizens Bank of Edina, with $66 million, ranks 41st.

[St. Louis Business Journal]