How successful a credit union is at earning money affects its safety and soundness. A credit union can retain its earnings, increasing its capital cushion, or use them to address problematic loans, likely making the credit union better prepared to withstand financial trouble. Conversely, losses diminish a credit union's ability to do those things.
On Bankrate's test of earnings, DOE RUN scored 18 out of a possible 30, above the national average of 10.11.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, above the average for all credit unions, an indication that it's doing better than its peers in this area.