SOURCE: BofI Holding, Inc.

BofI Holding, Inc.

December 17, 2015 07:30 ET

BofI Holding, Inc. Makes Sandler O'Neill Sm-All Stars for Second Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2015) - BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) ("BOFI" or the "Company"), parent company of BofI Federal Bank (the "Bank"), announced that the Company made the 2015 Sandler O'Neill + Partners ("Sandler O'Neill) Sm-All Stars. This is the second consecutive year BOFI received this recognition.

Sandler O'Neill evaluated 435 publicly traded banks and thrifts with a market cap below $2.5 billion. To incorporate a liquidity constraint, Sandler O'Neill placed a $25 million cutoff at the low-end of the market cap spectrum. The evaluation was based on five performance metrics focused on growth, profitability, credit quality, and capital strength. Based on earnings per share growth, loan growth, deposit growth, return on average equity and the ratio of non-performing assets to loans and other real estate owned, 34 banks and thrifts were selected to be included in the 2015 Sandler O'Neill Sm-All Stars.

About BofI Holding, Inc. and BofI Federal Bank
BofI Holding, Inc. ("BOFI") is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables. With approximately $6.3 billion in assets, BofI Federal Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. BofI Holding, Inc.'s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BOFI" and is a component of the Russell 2000® Index and the S&P SmallCap 600® Index. For more information on BofI Federal Bank, please visit