Newport Bancorp, Inc. (Newport Bancorp) is a holding company for Newport Federal Savings Bank (the Bank). Newport Bancorp’s business activity is the ownership of the outstanding capital stock of Newport Federal. The Bank is a federally chartered savings bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering financial services to consumers and businesses in the Bank’s market area. The Bank attracts deposits from the general public and uses those funds to originate one-to-four-family residential loans, commercial real estate loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, multi-family loans, construction loans and consumer loans. As of December 31, 2011, 99.6%, of the loans in its portfolio were collateralized by real estate.