COUNTRY TRUST BANK Profile
Country Trust Bank is a private investment management firm based out of Bloomington, Illinois. The company has grown from its inception to now have additional locations in Edwardsville, Springfield, Peoria, and Moline, all in the state of Illinois, and Beaverton, Oregon. Country Trust Bank is one of the companies the Country Financial operates through with the others being Country Mutual Insurance Company, Country Life Insurance Company, and Country Capital Management Company. This specific company offers a variety of investment management, trust, and retirement planning services to its clients. Country Trust Bank conducts its research internally, utilizing a fundamental methodology to make its investment decisions. The company invests in the growth stocks of companies, allocating its assets in the public equity and fixed income markets on a global scale. Country Trust Bank invests most heavily in the finance sector, which alone makes up almost a third of the firm’s total asset allocations, and also invests in the information technology, which makes up another fifth of its allocations, health care, industrials, energy, consumer staples, and consumer discretionary sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company holds its allocations for just under 6 quarters and holds its top 10 allocations, which makes up approximately a quarter of its total allocations, for 3.6 quarters on average. In the most recent quarter, Country Trust Bank had a turnover rate of 17.5%. The company currently oversees over $14.2 billion in total assets under management. Both of Country Trust Bank’s total number of accounts and total assets under management have been increasing in recent years with its total managed assets growing significantly from $11.4 billion back in 2008 to its current amount today. Country Trust Bank mainly caters to investment companies and also provides its services to a variety of other clientele.