How profitable a bank is affects its safety and soundness. Earnings may be retained by the bank, expanding its capital cushion, or be used to address problematic loans, likely making the bank better prepared to withstand economic trouble. Banks that are losing money, however, have less ability to do those things.
1st Source Bank did above-average on Bankrate's test of earnings, achieving a score of 18 out of a possible 30.
Return on equity, calculated by dividing net income (essentially, profit) by the total amount of equity, is one important way to measure a bank's earnings. The most recent annualized quarterly return on equity for 1st Source Bank was 9.83 percent, above the national average of 8.10 percent.
For the twelve months ended December 31, 2017, the bank reported net income of $68.1 million on total equity of $706.1 million. The bank reported an annualized return on average assets, or ROA, of 1.20 percent, above the 1 percent deemed satisfactory in accordance with industry standards, and above the average for U.S. banks of 1.00 percent.