How successful a credit union is at making money has an effect on its long-term survivability. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, increasing its capital buffer, or be used to address problematic loans, likely making the credit union more resilient in tough times. However, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
DENVER COMMUNITY scored 6 out of a possible 30 on Bankrate's test of earnings, lower than the national average of 10.31.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 3.00 percent in our test, better than the average for all credit unions, suggesting that it's doing better than its peers in this area.